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Talls and Smalls (billiard balls) - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Talls and Smalls (billiard balls)

Talls and Smalls (billiard balls) is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Accessory Terminology.

Talls and Smalls is a little-used slang phrase sometimes used in place of stripes and solids.

"Smalls" would refer to solids, or the solid balls (the small numbered balls 1 to 8) and "Talls" would refer to stripes, or the striped balls (the higher numbered balls 9 through 15).

For example:

  • Talls and Smalls - Referring to Stripes and Solids
  • Smalls and Talls - Refering to Solids and Stripes

See: solids, stripes, high, low, striped balls for more on the meaning of "Talls and Smalls (billiard balls)".

Talls and Smalls (billiard balls) - Usage

I'm shooting talls, you are shooting smalls.

Billiards - Talls and Smalls (billiard balls)

  • Title: Talls and Smalls (billiard balls)
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  • Published: 1/25/2017 5:59:06 AM
  • Last Updated: 1/25/2017 6:31:08 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)

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