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Dog - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Dog

Dog is a billiards slang term that is a part of Skill Level Terminology.

Dog refers to the action of missing a relatively easy billiard shot while under considerable external pressure. It is a term that is mainly used in the USA. It can also refer to a shot that one may call a slop shot. This definition is used primarily in the southern USA.

See: choke, dog it, choking for more on the meaning of "Dog".

Dog - Usage

Joe is a dog; did you see him miss that ridiculously easy shot?

Billiards - Dog

  • Title: Dog
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 12/21/2007 5:46:23 AM

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