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billiards

noun [U] uk   /ˈbɪl.i.ədz/ us    /ˈbɪl.jɚdz/
a game played by two people on a table covered in green cloth, in which a cue (= a long stick) is used to hit balls against each other and into pockets around the table
billiard
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈbɪl.i.əd/ us    /ˈbɪl.jɚd/
a billiard table a billiard ball
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