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Burnish - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Burnish

Burnish is a billiards term that is a part of Pool Cue Terminology.

To burnish a pool cue is to seal the pores of a wooden cue by rubbing it vigorously with some material. The material most commonly used is leather. The technique is also done to the edge of a cue tip to strengthen and fortify it against mushrooming.

See: burnishing, burnisher, mushroom for more on the meaning of "Burnish".

Burnish - Usage

What technique do you use to burnish your pool cue?

Billiards - Burnish

  • Title: Burnish
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/11/2007
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:48:13 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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