pocket billiards / pool

• a euphemism for fondling the 'meat and two veg' through the pockets in one's trousers. e.g. "I'm sure that bloke over there is playing pocket billiards".

Londonisms dictionary. 2014.

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  • pocket billiards — noun any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets • Syn: ↑pool • Hypernyms: ↑table game • Hyponyms: ↑snooker • Part Meronyms: ↑break, ↑carom …   Useful english dictionary

  • pocket billiards — pool2 (def. 1). [1910 15] * * * ▪ game also called  Pool,    a billiards game, most popular in the United States and Canada, played with a white cue ball and 15 consecutively numbered coloured balls on a rectangular table with six pockets (one at …   Universalium

  • pocket billiards — noun A family of billiards games played on a specific class of billiards table, having six receptacles called pockets (or holes ) along the rails, in which balls are deposited as the main goal of play. Syn: pool …   Wiktionary

  • pocket billiards — noun plural but usually singular in construction Date: 1913 pool 2b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pocket billiards — pock′et bil liards n. gam spo pool II, 1) • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

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  • Dick Lane (pocket billiards) — Dick Lane is a professional pocket billiards (pool) player from Dallas, Texas.cite web | title = 2007 player profiles | work = The A to Z of Billiards and Pool | publisher =AZBilliards.com |date = 2007 | url =… …   Wikipedia

  • Ray Martin (pocket billiards) — Ray Martin (born 1936) is an American professional pool player, nicknamed Cool Cat . He acquired his nickname when he calmly won a world title in 1971 in California when during the event an earthquake was in progress. [ Player of the Month, The… …   Wikipedia

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