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Double The Rail - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Double The Rail

Double The Rail is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

Double the rail is a phrase that refers to a situation where the cue ball is struck with reverse english at a fairly shallow angle down the rail. When the ball hits the adjacent rail, it rebounds and begins to roll backward back onto the initial rail.

See: snake shot for more on the meaning of "Double The Rail".

Double The Rail - Usage

Why did the cue ball double the rail? I hate that.

Billiards - Double The Rail

  • Title: Double The Rail
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/8/2008 7:34:13 PM

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