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Owe A Ball - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Owe A Ball

Owe A Ball is a billiards term that is a part of Scoring Terminology.

A player is said to owe a ball, or owe balls, when they scratch or foul but do not at the time have a ball available to be spotted. Typically players mark such owed balls by placing one coin on the rail near their pocket for each ball owed.

Owe A Ball - Usage

It looks like we are even from what is on the table, but I actually owe a ball.

Billiards - Owe A Ball

  • Title: Owe A Ball
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/16/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:43 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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