from The Century Dictionary.

  • In cricket, swinging the arm round more or less horizontally, or done with the arm so used: as, a round-arm bowler; round-arm bowling.

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

  • adjective (Cricket) Applied to the method delivering the ball in bowling, by swinging the arm horizontally.

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

  • adverb with an outward or horizontal swing of the arm
  • adjective with the arm swung round at shoulder height


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