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Called Shot - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Called Shot

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

Called shot is another phrase representing call shot play. It refers to billiard games where players must call both the target object ball and the target pocket for which it is intended before the shot is executed. The correct term is call shot, and thus, called shot is incorrect, and is a slang variant.

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

Called Shot - Usage

Are we playing called shot rules? Ha ha, no, we are playing call shot. I knew what you meant by called shot, but it isn't the correct terminology.

Billiards - Called Shot

  • Title: Called Shot
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/2/2008 2:36:17 PM

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