Bil·liards n. A game played with ivory balls o a cloth-covered, rectangular table, bounded by elastic cushions. The player seeks to impel his ball with his cue so that it shall either strike (carom upon) two other balls, or drive another ball into one of the pockets with which the table sometimes is furnished.
n : any of several games played on rectangular cloth-covered
table (with cushioned edges) in which long tapering cue
sticks are used to propel ivory (or composition) balls