cue stick


cue stick
noun
sports implement consisting of a tapering rod used to strike a cue ball in pool or billiards
Syn: ↑cue, ↑pool cue, ↑pool stick
Hypernyms: ↑sports implement
Part Meronyms: ↑stock

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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