[pool-room, -roo m] /ˈpulˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
an establishment or for the playing of or billiards.
a place where betting is carried on, especially illegally; a bookmaker’s establishment.
noun (US & Canadian)
a hall or establishment where pool, billiards, etc, are played
An illegal bookmaker’s establishment: a poolroom from auction-pool betting (1875+ Horse racing & gambling)
- Pool shark
noun an expert player of billiards Usage Note informal
[pool] /pul/ noun 1. a small body of standing water; pond. 2. a still, deep place in a stream. 3. any small collection of liquid on a surface: a pool of blood. 4. a puddle. 5. . 6. a subterranean accumulation of oil or gas held in porous and permeable sedimentary rock (reservoir) verb (used […]
[pool-sahyd] /ˈpulˌsaɪd/ noun 1. the lounging area around a . adjective 2. located or occurring at or near the of a : a poolside luncheon.
- Pools of solomon
the name given to three large open cisterns at Etam, at the head of the Wady Urtas, having an average length of 400 feet by 220 in breadth, and 20 to 30 in depth. These pools derive their chief supply of water from a spring called “the sealed fountain,” about 200 yards to the north-west […]