from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In billiards, a shot in which the cue-ball is struck underneath its center, so that after hitting the object-ball it comes back toward the player; a draw.


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  • The marshal alone has neither seen nor heard anything; leaning over the table, he is busily engaged in planning a magnificent draw-shot; draw-shots are his strong point.

    The Game of Billiards 1917

  • To my wonder I don't turn no flip-flap, but performs like a draw-shot in billiards.

    Wolfville Nights Alfred Henry Lewis 1885


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