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- n. A heavy felt-covered table fitted with six pockets along the perimeter used in the games of pool, billiards or snooker.
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- n. game equipment consisting of a heavy table on which pool is played
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A sefra somewhat resembles a billiard table in shape; it is only a few inches high, however, and around the top runs a wide ledge.
The room was L-shaped; the corner in which stood his couch was dim, but the hanging lamp in the main part of the room, over the billiard table and just around the corner, so that it did not shine on him, was burning brightly.
Now Sharpe waited to see the same man in an anteroom where three buckets betrayed that the house roof leaked, and where the green baize surface of the billiard table was as scuffed and faded as the Rifleman's jacket that Sharpe had worn in special honor of this occasion.
Nubar’s rival Mohammed Sharif Pasha was an elegant graduate of Mehmet Ali’s military academy who affected the manner of a retired French colonel and spent more time at his billiard table than his desk.