A game played with ivory balls o a cloth-covered, rectangular table, bounded by elastic cushions. The player seeks to impel his ball with his cue so that it shall either strike (carom upon) two other balls, or drive another ball into one of the pockets with which the table sometimes is furnished.
billiards in Afrikaans is biljart
billiards in Danish is billard
billiards in Dutch is biljartspel, biljart
billiards in German is Billarde, Billards
billiards in Norwegian is biljard
billiards in Spanish is billar