1. bar billiards a table game in which short cues are used to knock balls into holes that are guarded by wooden pegs; penalties are incurred if the pegs are knocked over
  2. billiards game in which cue sticks are used to propel balls on a table
  3. pocket billiards any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets
  4. barbellate having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
  5. brilliant full of light; shining intensely
  6. Barbara Ward English economist and conservationist (1914-1981)
  7. purple heart a long-acting barbiturate used as a sedative
  8. Purple Heart a United States military decoration awarded to any member of the armed forces who is wounded in action
  9. billiard of or relating to billiards
  10. Pierre Abelard French philosopher and theologian; lover of Heloise
  11. purple-red of red tinged with purple
  12. purblind having greatly reduced vision
  13. brilliance the quality of being extremely bright or glittering
  14. paraboloidal having the shape of a paraboloid
  15. soar upwards rise rapidly
  16. problematic making great mental demands
  17. perplexed full of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment
  18. liberal arts studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
  19. purple orchis North American orchid having a spike of violet-purple flowers mixed with white; sepals and petals form a hood
  20. brilliancy a quality that outshines the usual