carom

[ kar-uh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF carom

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CAROM

He learned to play French carom and pyramid pool,—every thing in fact.

Max stopped in the act of trying for a carom, and stared at his sister.

"Yes, a good many years," answered Stark, as he made a carom.

Finally, once I made a great fluke—a carom, followed by most of the balls falling into the pockets.

Carom, kar′om, n. an abbreviation for Carambole, the same as Cannon in billiards.

Monty thrust a franc in her hand and turned quickly from her to carom against a tall well-dressed man who was passing.

That wa'n't a marker though, to the reverse English carom Sadie takes after we'd got into a cab and started for her hotel.

A festive grasshopper jumps up into my face, and makes a carom on the web.

The pig now lay still, and satisfied that he had killed it, he tried to repeat the carom, but failed.

We came near making a carom sometimes, but not the one we were trying to make.

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