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In Jail - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of In Jail

In Jail is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

The term in jail refers to a player who has been snookered or locked up as such that they have no possible way to perform a legal shot. When their inning starts, they'll have no choice by to shoot, and foul.

See: jail, hooked, locked up, hook, snookered, snooker for more on the meaning of "In Jail".

In Jail - Usage

That damn Johnson has me all locked up in jail.

Billiards - In Jail

  • Title: In Jail
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/12/2008 9:49:10 PM

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