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Granny Stick - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Granny Stick

Granny Stick is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Accessory Terminology.

A granny stick is a mechanical bridge. Granny stick is a form of billiard slang, and would be used in such a situation where a hand bridge would be too awkward to use based on the layout and position of the cue ball and target object ball. The term granny stick is a derogatory term used to make fun of those using the mechanical bridge.

See: goose neck rest, cross rake, jigger, swan rest, goose neck, spider rest, hand bridge, bridge hand, bridge, mechanical bridge, crutch, rake, bridge stick, rest, spider, hand chalk, closed bridge, open bridge, cross, swan for more on the meaning of "Granny Stick".

Granny Stick - Usage

Where is the granny stick? I can't use my hand bridge. Ha ha, look at Roger using his granny stick.

Billiards - Granny Stick

  • Title: Granny Stick
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/13/2006
  • Last Updated: 12/28/2007 9:49:19 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

Granny Stick Comments

  1. Jim HeatherJim Heather from Scotland, United Kingdom on 3/23/2011 8:34:21 AM

    In billiards, what is a granny and where did the term come from?

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