Alternative forms 
carom (plural caroms)
- (cue sports, especially billiards) A shot in which the ball struck with the cue comes in contact with two or more balls on the table; a hitting of two or more balls with the player's ball; in England it is called cannon.
- An Indian game played on a board measuring one meter by one meter square. Players take turns flicking checker-like pieces into one of four goals on the corners of the table. This billiard-like game is played entirely with the fingers, and usually while sitting on the floor.
- (intransitive) To make a carom.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
- dative plural of car
- first-person plural subjunctive of caru