Cod Lock - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Cod Lock
Cod Lock is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.
In one pocket, a cod lock is an especially undesirable trap from which it appears the opponent threatens to win the billiard game.
In all cue sport games, a player might say that he or she is "codlocked" if they are blocked in by the other player's balls and can not proceed without great difficulty.
Cod Lock - Usage
Roger is great at threading the needle so he'll cod-lock his opponent's last ball and go on to win the frame. or
I've got no moves left because the 8 ball is blocking my last ball. I am codlocked.
Billiards - Cod Lock
- Title: Cod Lock
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 4/15/2006
- Last Updated: 8/31/2016 10:58:33 PM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
Cod Lock Comments
- John Bridwell from United States on 1/12/2012 8:21:54 AM
I first heard the use of the expression "codlocked" in the 1930 by a friend in Indianapolis, Indiana. I have since used this word consistently through the years as signifying a condition of being stymied.
- "I am sorry, I have a conflicting engagement. I am codlocked."
- "I don't have a move. I am codlocked!"
- "There is no way. I am codlocked!"
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