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Cross Rake - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Cross Rake

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

A cross rake is a type of mechanical bridge or rake that is used in blackball, snooker, and British pool, primarily. It is characterized as being a straight stick with an X shaped bridge on the end. It is used for difficult situations where the hand bridge is not sufficient.

See: goose neck rest, 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, cross, swan, jigger for more on the meaning of "Cross Rake".

Cross Rake - Usage

We have a spider rake, but not a cross rake. We must purchase one, mate.

Billiards - Cross Rake

  • Title: Cross Rake
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 12/28/2007 5:56:15 AM

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