pool hall

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pool hall

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poolhall

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(Billiards & Snooker) a hall or establishment where pool, billiards, etc, are played
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More familiar, though, for these rural workers is the brothel known as La Venada and its sex workers that becomes central to the narrative as well as the other urban trappings of Ciudad Juarez including the cafe on Calle de Noche Triste, the poolhall on Calle Mariscai, the Dos Mundos hotel and the Moderno, which are all scattered along some of its main arteries on Avenida Juarez and Avenida 16 de Septiembre.
Eurosport 2 wonders, while down in the poolhall, if someone happens to "pot" a few balls he will have made a fine "contribution" on his "visit" to the table and perhaps "reduce the deficit" [i.
The platform is to remain in situ, the existing AHU is to be removed and disposed of and a new AHU is to be set in place on the platform and connected to the existing poolhall supply and extract ductwork.
Jesus' first main store was known as the "Hollywood Poolhall & Tumon Grocery Store" located at the now present day parking lot of "Stanlees" in the heart of Tumon.
Freddie Prinze Jr (left) and Ving Rhames will star in Poolhall Prophets about a street-smart hustler who finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes match between his boss and a corrupt cop.
Who's to say what curves and u-turns haunted him, which smudges on that strange map he couldn't follow so the same night he'd leave the poolhall, that roomful of bodies, and shoot Johnny Jones, set him on fire then watch as the flames rose to smoke, rose as the dead do and like the dead, drifted in the gauze fight of the bruised sky, back to me.
This historical context is indirectly alluded to in the "Imperial" Poolhall from which Svevo has just emerged when Wait Until Spring, Bandini opens; the name of this western house of entertainment encodes nearly a century of how the West was won, reminding us that at issue here is empire and the individual's relation to it.
Veteran western character actor Ben Johnson, as Sam the Lion, the town's poolhall operator and resident conscience, won the Oscar over Jeff Bridges, and Cloris Leachman, best known for her role in TV's "Mary Tyler Moore Show," outpolled Ellen Burstyn.
WHAT DOES IT TAKE to turn a mom-and-pop poolhall into the largest full-line sporting goods store in Utah?
As an added bonus, Everett was allowed to play pool for free and, for awhile, he became "a poolhall bum.
What we get is the impression of a man who, in the excellent poolhall phrase, too rarely stopped talking and started chalking.
He is also known for his roles in feature films including Cursed (2005), Bringing Down the House (2003), Poolhall Junkies (2002), Sorority Boys (2002), Sweet November (2001), Urban Legend (1998) and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997) as well as roles in television and theater.