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Scratch - Billiard Term Definition

Welcome to the billiard, pool, and snooker glossary of terms. This is the definition of Scratch as it relates to cue sports. You can also view the entire billiard dictionary

Definition of Scratch

Scratch is a billiards term that is a part of Game Rule Terminology.

Scratch refers to the undesirable act of pocketing the cue ball in pocket billiard games. A scratch in most games is considered a foul. In a more general and unofficial sense, the term scratch refers to all types of fouls.

See: foul for more on the meaning of "Scratch".

Scratch - Usage

Be careful not to scratch on the 3 ball.

Billiards - Scratch

  • Title: Scratch
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/15/2006
  • Last Updated: 1/13/2008 9:49:56 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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