Pot - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Pot
Pot is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.
Pot is a cue sport term heard chiefly in the UK or used primarily by the British. In one sense of the word, pot is the same as pocket as it relates to the act of putting an object ball in a pocket. For gambling in billiards, pool, or snooker, the term pot may refer to the receptacle in which pooled money being played for in a money or tournaments, as in poker and other gambling activities is placed. This very old term derives from players placing their stakes into a pot or other receptacle before play begins.
See: pocket for more on the meaning of "Pot".
Pot - Usage
Why don't you try to pot the 5 ball in the corner pocket?
That was a decent pot; good show.
Billiards - Pot
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