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Crutch - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Crutch

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

A crutch is slang term used to refer to a mechanical bridge, which is to be used in situations where the shooting player can not comfortably use his or her hand bridge.

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

Crutch - Usage

Hey Joe, where is the crutch? I can't make this shot with my bridge hand.

Billiards - Crutch

  • Title: Crutch
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/9/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:02 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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