Definitions

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  • n. A variant spelling of bocce.

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  • n. Italian bowling played on a long narrow dirt court

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  • We managed to work our way through the plush, library-like main room with the indoor bocci and got a table in the alleyway outside.

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  • It'll should work better than the Mayor's bocci ball idea.

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  • We went over to Ami and John's and, in between games of bocci, we were able to watch our paella master in action:

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  • Weeds and litter strangled an old bocci ball court, a reminder that the Italian immigrants of the fifties and sixties and their first-generation American kids were long gone to Staten Island, Jersey, Long Island, and Florida.

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  • Her longish legs were bare to the brie-like thighs, at which point they vanished into white cotton shorts, stretched taut over a little rump so round Christopher Columbus could have employed one of its protuberances as a visual aid and bowled bocci with the other.

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  • But now that they can walk, let's offer to teach them how to dance and play tennis and bocci and golf.

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  • At Lakewood, it was always sunny, with a continuous warm wind blowing off Lake Wesserunsett onto the grassy lawn where we played bocci, sunned ourselves in white Adirondack chairs and generally lolled about in our off-time.

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