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Called Pocket - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Called Pocket

Called Pocket is a billiards term that is a part of Game Rule Terminology.

A called pocket is the pocket in which a player has designated a ball to be shot. In most game rules, or any game played no slop, the shooting player must be proactive in calling the pocket which they intend to make their object ball fall in to.

See: call, call shot, called ball, slop, no slop, slop shot, gentlemens call, gentlemans call, called shot, call it all, call the ball and pocket, call everything, ball and pocket, call pocket for more on the meaning of "Called Pocket".

Called Pocket - Usage

Did that go in to your called pocket, or another pocket? What was the called pocket for that shot anyway? I didn't even hear you call a pocket now that I think about it.

Billiards - Called Pocket

  • Title: Called Pocket
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/19/2006
  • Last Updated: 1/2/2007 2:48:59 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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