from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A six-pocket billiards table on which pool is played.

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  • n. A table used for playing pool.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a billiard table with pockets.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. game equipment consisting of a heavy table on which pool is played


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  • Instead Chance lived there alone in a house with a full weight gym and an eight-foot pool table and walls lined with museum-quality African art.

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  • Automobile customizers, pool table wholesalers, repossessed office furniture.

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  • One of the current players, a tall, dark-haired guy in a gray Molson T-shirt, jeans, and a worn-in pair of cowboy boots looked up from the pool table and smiled at her.

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  • Unprepossessing on the outside, it was more so on the inside: just a row of wooden booths and some tables, with a bar on the left and a pool table at the rear.

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  • If I hadn’t felt so defeated, I would have fought for a space in the basement, even farther away from the center of everything, down in the house’s warm, neat gut, with its red-and-blue shuffleboard court linoleumed right into the floor and a real pool table waiting under a green glass light fixture that looked like a Chinaman’s hat.

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  • "She has a portable pool table for her tail," Mahogany said.

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  • It is now a verb meaning “hoodwink, dupe,” as if at a pool table by a table-running hustler.

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