Stripes - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Stripes
Stripes is a billiards slang term that is a part of Billiard Accessory Terminology.
Stripes refer to the suit of balls numbered 9 through 15. They are called stripes because they have a distinct wide white stripe through the middle of the ball to identify them from the low solids or solid balls numbered 1 through 8. Can be contrasted with solids.
See: big, bigs, big balls, big ones, yellows, overs, high, striped ones, striped balls for more on the meaning of "Stripes".
Stripes - Usage
I'm shooting stripes, you are shooting solids.
Billiards - Stripes
- Title: Stripes
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 12/22/2007 11:29:48 AM
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