Tally Balls - Billiard Term Definition
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Definition of Tally Balls
Tally Balls is a billiards term that is a part of Billiard Accessory Terminology.
Tally balls are the pills that make up the pea set.
Tally balls are numbered peas that are thrown in to a bottle and then drawn to determine a random placement in to a rank order.
See: shake bottle, pea bottle, pill bottle, kelly bottle, tally bottle, bottle, pea, pill, peas, pills, shake balls for more on the meaning of "Tally Balls".
Tally Balls - Usage
I drew a seven from the tally balls in the bottle.
Billiards - Tally Balls
- Title: Tally Balls
- Author: billiardsforum (Billiards Forum)
- Published: 12/28/2007 9:54:27 PM
- Last Updated: 10/23/2016 3:04:13 PM
- Last Updated By: billiardsforum
Tally Balls Comments
- Arch from NJ, United States on 8/9/2009 3:53:06 PM
I just bought a new set of pills or (Tally Balls). Can some one tell me why there is a 16 pill in a set of tally balls, when there are only 15 balls in the rack?
- billiardsforum from Halifax, NS on 9/25/2016 12:53:13 PM
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