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- n. Plural form of carrom.
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"Because every one of his carroms was a _tick-it_ to the _ball_."
He misses those glancing hits which the hard-featured young professional person calls "carroms," and insists on pocketing his own ball instead of the other one.
It's bad enough to stub your toe on a rock, but when your boot then carroms off the rock into your bare calf, that is just adding insult to injury.
Every time the ball carroms off a pin it shifts the course through a fairly large, but unpredictable angle.
They would rather play snooker or carroms, he said.