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Definitions of billiards:

part of speech: noun plural

A game played on a long table covered with cloth, with ivory balls and a cue or mace.

part of speech: noun

A game played on a rectangular table, with ivory balls, which the players, by means of cues or maces, cause to strike against each other.

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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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