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Sell Out - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Sell Out

Sell Out is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Technique Terminology.

In one pocket, and in other billiard games, a sell out is act of committing a grave error that leaves your opponent with a high percentage shot that could cost you the game. This is typically as the result of missing a shot you expected to make, or by misplaying a safety, or by having a kiss or some other unintended consequence disrupt your shot.

See: sellout, sell the farm for more on the meaning of "Sell Out".

Sell Out - Usage

Be careful, that is a fairly hard shot. Don't sell out.

Billiards - Sell Out

  • Title: Sell Out
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 5/18/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:56 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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