[Fr.], The king of indoor games. It is played with balls and a cue on a table, with pockets at the sides and corners. The player seeks to impel his ball to strike or cannon two other balls, or drive another ball into the pockets. The French game is cannon only, and is played on a table without pockets. The American game is played with four different colored balls. Pyramids is played with fifteen red balls arranged in a triangle, and a white ball; in pool there are as many balls as players.