Duck - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Duck
Duck is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.
A duck is an object ball that lies right in front of a pocket that cannot be missed. A shot considered so easy it takes almost zero effort to pocket. An example of a duck might be a ball that is teetering right on the edge of the pocket.
Duck may also refer to the action of playing a safety intentionally.
See: duck shot, hanger, sitter, hanging in the pocket for more on the meaning of "Duck".
Duck - Usage
That 2 ball is a duck.
He is appearing to be a very good player, but he got lucky that there were so many duck shots off the break.
Duck - Origin and History
The term duck was derived from the phrase sitting duck.
Billiards - Duck
- Title: Duck
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 3/10/2006
- Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:07 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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