1. (verb, chiefly British) Toa ball into a . See also (verb).
2. (noun, chiefly British) An instance of potting a ball ("it was a good considering the angle and distance of the ").
3. (noun) Pooled money being played for in money games or tournaments, as in poker and other activities. This very old term derives from players placing their stakes into a or other receptacle before play begins.