2. Verb. (third-person singular of carom) ¹
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Definition of Caroms
1. carom [v] - See also: carom
Lexicographical Neighbors of Caroms
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, ..."