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Sitter - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Sitter

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

A sitter is an object ball that is sitting right on the edge of the bed of the table. Just a tap from the cue ball from any angle will knock a sitter right in to the pocket. A sitter would be the perfect ball for a player to use as their insurance ball.

See: duck, duck shot, hanger, hanging in the pocket for more on the meaning of "Sitter".

Sitter - Usage

Use that sitter as your insurance ball.

Sitter - Origin and History

Sitter comes from the term sitting duck.

Billiards - Sitter

  • Title: Sitter
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/8/2008 7:12:56 PM

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