Pockets - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Pockets
Pockets is a billiards slang term that is a part of Pool Table Terminology.
Pockets, in a cue sport context, refers to the six openings of a billiard or snooker table. There are pockets in each corner, and pockets in the middle of each long rail.
In a slang context, the term pockets is a shortened term for the game of one pocket billiards.
See: pocket, one pocket, sewer, one hole, pocket apiece for more on the meaning of "Pockets".
Pockets - Usage
What size are the pockets on your new snooker table?
Do you want to have a game of pockets?
Billiards - Pockets
- Title: Pockets
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 5/17/2006
- Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:46 AM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
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