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Back Scratch - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Back Scratch

Back Scratch is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

Back scratch is another term for an intentional foul. The term back scratch is used more often than other similar terms in the game of straight pool.

See: flagrant foul, professional foul, foul, fault, deliberate foul, miss, miss rule for more on the meaning of "Back Scratch".

Back Scratch - Usage

It looks like that shot was nothing but a back scratch.

Billiards - Back Scratch

  • Title: Back Scratch
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/15/2006
  • Last Updated: 12/30/2007 9:48:07 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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