English billiards

A hybrid form of carom and pocket billiards played on a billiard table, for two players or teams.

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  • English billiards — English billiards, called simply billiards in many former British colonies and in Great Britain where it originated, also known variously as the English game, the all in game and as the common game,cite book | last = Shamos | first = Michael Ian… …   Wikipedia

  • English Billiards — Eine Partie English Billiards zwischen John Roberts Jr. und Edward Diggle Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts. English Billiards wird heute als die erste populäre Variante des Lochbillards angesehen und entstand im 18. Jahrhundert in England. Gespielt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • english billiards — noun plural but usually singular in construction Usage: usually capitalized E : billiards which is played on a table with six pockets and in which points are scored by cannons and pocketed balls …   Useful english dictionary

  • English billiards —       game that is a type of billiards (q.v.). * * * …   Universalium

  • History of English billiards — English billiards is a two player game that is popular across the British Empire, where it is known simply as billiards. [ cite book last = Everton first = Clive authorlink = Clive Everton title = History of Snooker and Billiards publisher =… …   Wikipedia

  • billiards — [[t]bɪ̱liə(r)dz[/t]] (The form billiard is used as a modifier.) 1) N UNCOUNT Billiards is a game played on a large table, in which you use a long stick called a cue to hit balls against each other or into pockets around the sides of the table.… …   English dictionary

  • billiards — n. any of a number of games played on a cloth covered table with cues and balls, pool, snooker bil·liard || bɪljÉ™d n. type of shot in the game of billiards …   English contemporary dictionary

  • billiards —   Pahupahu, pilioki.    ♦ To play billiards, pahupahu …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • billiards — billiardist, n. /bil yeuhrdz/, n. (used with a sing. v.) any of several games played with hard balls of ivory or of a similar material that are driven with a cue on a cloth covered table enclosed by a raised rim of rubber, esp. a game played with …   Universalium

  • English Billards — Eine Partie English Billiards zwischen John Roberts Jr. und Edward Diggle Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts. English Billiards wird heute als die erste populäre Variante des Lochbillards angesehen und entstand im 18.Jahrhundert in England. Gespielt wird… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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