[ US /ˈbɪɫjɝdz/ ]
[ UK /bˈɪlɪədz/ ]
  1. any of several games played on rectangular cloth-covered table (with cushioned edges) in which long tapering cue sticks are used to propel ivory (or composition) balls
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How To Use billiards In A Sentence

  • The original game of bagatelle was and is a pub game of skill that is closely related to the games of Billiards, Pool and Snooker.
  • It is not enough to reach the summit of pocket billiards excellence.
  • Think of the thousands and millions that are being demoralized by games of chance, by marbles -- when they play for keeps -- by billiards and croquet, by fox and geese, authors, halma, tiddledywinks and pigs in clover. The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume VIII. Interviews
  • While shifting to billiards is too provocative for Washington, if trends continue, it may soon find itself behind the eight ball with few options for maintaining its stabilizing role in the region. Billiards in the South China Sea
  • The piano and the billiards table have been painstakingly restored. Times, Sunday Times
  • The long stick, which reminded some early users of a tail, can be used to make a ball hit another ball in a form of the game known as carom billiards, played with only three balls by real hustlers on a table with no pockets. The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time
  • It began to provide leisure facilities for its members, including rooms in the Queen Street headquarters for people who played bagatelle, billiards and ‘who wished to indulge in the doubtful activity of smoking’.
  • A committee meeting will be held on Thursday night, names are being taken for the first tournament of the year, billiards and snooker, so we hope for a big response.
  • There what I found was many ladies tend to take part in pool and they also compete in international tournaments even when it comes to billiards and snooker.
  • The battalion chapel and a game room with billiards and ping-pong tables were also located in the DFAC building.
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