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Felt - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Felt

Felt is a billiards slang term that is a part of Pool Table Terminology.

A low-quality material used as cloth on low-end billiard and snooker tables that imitates baize or worsted wool. Inexperienced billiard players often refer to cloth made from wool or baize as the felt due to it's similar look and feel.

See: table cloth, cloth, baize, bays, nap, pool table cloth marks for more on the meaning of "Felt".

Felt - Usage

Hey Jimmy, don't be an idiot and try jump shot. You'll scracth the felt.

Billiards - Felt

  • Title: Felt
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 11/6/2007 7:30:12 PM

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