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.

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  • n. conduct that is unfair or unethical or unsportsmanlike

Etymologies

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

From pool2.

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Probably an allusion to failing to follow the rules when playing billiards.

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