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Billiard table

an oblong table with a slate surface covered by a cloth and enclosed by a raised rim of vulcanized rubber, for use in playing billiards.
Historical Examples

Tom Swift in the City of Gold, or, Marvelous Adventures Underground Victor Appleton
L’Assommoir Emile Zola
Chance in Chains Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Peck’s Bad Boy Abroad George W. Peck
Hunting in Many Lands Various
Plunkitt of Tammany Hall George Washington Plunkitt
Shelley at Oxford Thomas Jefferson Hogg
Frank Merriwell’s Son Burt L. Standish
The Congo and Coasts of Africa Richard Harding Davis
The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten


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