English Billiards

What is English Billiards?

English Billiards meaning game played with three balls (a cue ball for each player and a shared object ball) on a table with pockets. Points are awarded for a cannon (caroming the cue ball off one ball into another), a winning hazard (pocketing a ball with the cue ball), or a losing hazard (pocketing the cue ball with a carom off another ball).


reference: billiards.colostate.edu: Glossary of Pool and Billiards Terms and Phrases