Billiard parlor



poolroom (def 1).
Historical Examples

The Awakening of the Desert Julius C. Birge
Mark Twain’s Speeches Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Sixty Years in Southern California 1853-1913 Harris Newmark
Dave Porter at Star Ranch Edward Stratemeyer
Polly in New York Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Dick Hamilton’s Fortune Howard R. Garis
Louisiana Lou William West Winter

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