Bri*cole" (&?;), n. [F.] (Mil.)

A kind of traces with hooks and rings, with which men drag and maneuver guns where horses can not be used.


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Bri*cole" (?), n.


An ancient kind of military catapult.


In court tennis, the rebound of a ball from a wall of the court; also, the side stroke or play by which the ball is driven against the wall; hence, fig., indirect action or stroke.

3. (Billiards)

A shot in which the cue ball is driven first against the cushion.


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