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Cross - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Cross

Cross is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Accessory Terminology.

A cross is a type of mechanical rake that is used primarily in British pool, snooker, and blackball. It is characterized by the cross shape of the actual bridge portion of the stick. It has a straight shaft. The bridge is also often characterized as being X shaped.

See: goose neck rest, cross rake, jigger, swan rest, goose neck, spider rest, hand bridge, bridge hand, bridge, mechanical bridge, crutch, rake, bridge stick, rest, spider, hand chalk, closed bridge, open bridge, granny stick, swan for more on the meaning of "Cross".

Cross - Usage

I need the cross, mate. Can you pass it over?

Billiards - Cross

  • Title: Cross
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 12/28/2007 5:52:35 AM

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