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Doublette - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Doublette

Doublette is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

In billiards, a doublette occurs when the ball strikes the cushion first, rebounding to either pocket an object ball, or in other types of games, or score a point. May also be doublet.

Doublette is an older version meaning the same as a Double in today's cue sports.

See: double, doublet for more on the meaning of "Doublette".

Doublette - Usage

Excellent doublette Igor.

Doublette - Origin and History

French origin, and also found in Russian texts. For example, in the appendix in "The Complete Plays" by Anton Chekhov.

In pre-Revolutionary Russia, billiards was played with five balls, one of them yellow. A doublette occurs when a player's ball hits the cushion, rebounds, and sinks the other player's ball.

Billiards - Doublette

  • Title: Doublette
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  • Published: 1/26/2017 11:47:28 AM
  • Last Updated: 1/26/2017 11:54:45 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)

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