Billiards. a shot in which the cue ball strikes a cushion after touching the object ball and before hitting the carom ball.
an indirect action or unexpected stroke.
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(billiards) a shot in which the cue ball touches a cushion after striking the object ball and before touching another ball
(in ancient and medieval times) a military catapult for throwing stones, etc
(esp formerly) a harness worn by soldiers for dragging guns or carrying stretchers
an indirect or unexpected action
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