Cripple - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Cripple
Cripple is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.
Cripple is a term applied to an object ball that lies directly in front of, and on the edge of, a pocket as such that it cannot be missed no matter what angle it is hit from. Players may elect to leave cripple balls as is for insurance purposes.
See: duck for more on the meaning of "Cripple".
Cripple - Usage
I just managed to cripple the 4 ball at the side pocket, but I'm going to use it as an insurance ball.
Billiards - Cripple
- Title: Cripple
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 3/9/2006
- Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:02 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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