Definitions

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  • noun a shot in billiards made by hitting the cue ball with the cue held nearly vertically; the cue ball spins around another ball before hitting the object ball

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Examples

  • There is a weight called _pahaw_, which is four masse, and 16 _masse_ are one _taile_.

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 08

  • A well-armed militia dying en masse from the standoff is, in my view, is a tragedy.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Clinton Terror Bill

  • Human behavior en masse is subject to the same mathematical analyses that govern other non-linear systems.

    Question?...

  • It is just 12 years old, and most of its members were never formally inducted — they were inherited en masse from a smaller, predecessor Hall of Fame at Pinehurst, N.C., dating from 1974.

    Bush-League Move by Hall of Fame?

  • Human behavior en masse is subject to the same mathematical analyses that govern other non-linear systems.

    Question?...

  • I for one love YA and think that if kids reading Harry Potter en-masse is your biggest problem, you really do not have problems.

    February 2008

  • I for one love YA and think that if kids reading Harry Potter en-masse is your biggest problem, you really do not have problems.

    POLL RESULTS: Reading Young Adult Fiction

  • I think the reason that you aren't seeing renegotiations en masse is that so many of these mortgages were so insanely stupid.

    Foreclosures

  • I think the reason that you aren't seeing renegotiations en masse is that so many of these mortgages were so insanely stupid.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • When immigrants began arriving en masse from the Soviet Union, they often found themselves living side by side with lower-middle-class Israeli Arabs.

    "Israel Is Our Home"

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