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

  • n. The ball in billiards or pool that a player hits or intends to hit first with the cue ball.

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  • n. The ball which the cue ball is intended to hit.

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

  • n. the billiard ball that is intended to be the first ball struck by the cue ball


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