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nine ball

n.
1. A pool ball that bears the number nine.
2. A game in billiards played with a cue ball and nine object balls, numbered 1 to 9, in which the cue ball must strike the lowest-numbered ball on the table first, the object being to pocket the number nine ball last.
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