Definitions

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

  • n. Slang Unjust or dishonest conduct.

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  • n. Foul play, misconduct.

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

  • n. conduct that is unfair or unethical or unsportsmanlike

Etymologies

From pool2.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Probably an allusion to failing to follow the rules when playing billiards. (Wiktionary)

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