Definition of Caroms

1. Noun. (plural of carom) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of carom) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Caroms

1. carom [v] - See also: carom

Lexicographical Neighbors of Caroms

carolitic
carolled
caroller
carollers
carolling
carollings
carols
carolus
caroluses
carom
carom billiards
caromed
caromel
caromels
caroming
caroms (current term)
caron
carons
carosse
carosses
caroteel
caroteels
carotenaemia
carotenal
carotenals
carotenase
carotene
carotene oxidase
carotenemia
carotenes

Literary usage of Caroms

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Billiards Without a Master by Michael Phelan, D. D. Winant (1850)
"If he pockets his opponent's hall, and caroms on a red ball, he gains four points. ... If he caroms on all the balls, and pockets his opponent's ball, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Such long runs of caroms, chiefly " on the rail " along the cushion, have been made by professional players (H. Kerkau, the German champion, ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1905)
"The most noticeable games of this class are single-cushion caroms and ... Rules that were established for cushion caroms during a tournament at New York ..."

4. The American Billiard Record: A Compendium of Important Matches Since 1854 by Michael Phelan (1870)
"Match for the American championship and $500 a nilk', between John Decry, of Washington, and Pierre Carme, of New York. caroms, 1500 points, with 2|th balls ..."

5. The Young Folk's Cyclopædia of Games and Sports by John Denison Champlin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick (1899)
"The games- already described are those now generally played in the United States. The English game employs not only caroms but winning and losing hazards, ..."

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