from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A game played with bowls on a bowling-green: applied also to skittles or ninepins (which see).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural See bowl, a ball, a game.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of bowl.
  • noun A precision sport where the goal is to roll biased balls (weighted on one side, and called bowls) closer to a smaller white ball (the jack or kitty) than one's opponent is able to do.
  • noun A ball used in the game of bowls
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bowl.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a bowling game played on a level lawn with biased wooden balls that are rolled at a jack


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