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Lock - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Lock

Lock is a billiards slang term that is a part of Skill Level Terminology.

The term lock is used to tag a game as a sure thing for one player, usually based on a disparity in skill level. You have a lock on a billiard game if you were up against a player who was so much worse than you, that you had no chance to lose.

See: locksmith, lock artist for more on the meaning of "Lock".

Lock - Usage

This billiards game is a lock for Jenn.

Billiards - Lock

  • Title: Lock
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/11/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:33 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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