Monday, June 25, 2012


This word brings visions of summer fun to my mind. When I was a child we had a swimming pool in our backyard. Because of this my brother, sister and I were the most popular kids on the block. Only problem was our parents were very strict about letting us invite our friends over to swim. One time the neighbor kids sneaked into our backyard while we were gone and they were caught in our pool when we arrived back home. My dad was livid and the kids never did that again.

Pool: a small body of standing water; pond.

Pool: any small collection of liquid on a surface: a pool of blood.

Pool: Also called pocket billiards. any of various games played on a pool table  with a cue ball and 15 other balls that are usually numbered, in which the object is to drive all the balls into the pockets with the cue ball.

 Pool: The total amount staked by a combination of bettors, as on a race, to be awarded to the successful bettor or bettors. The combination of such bettors. 
To put (resources, money, etc.) into a pool, or common stock or fund, as for a financial venture, according to agreement. Pool your money


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