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billiards

noun [U]     /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 Snooker, pool and billiards billiard     /ˈbɪl.i.əd/ US  /ˈbɪl.jɚd/ adjective [before noun] a billiard table a billiard ball Snooker, pool and billiards
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