a person who bowl, especially a participant in a bowling game, as candlepins or tenpins.
Cricket. the player who throws the ball to be played by the batsman.
derby (def 5).
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one who bowls in cricket
a player at the game of bowls
a stiff felt hat with a rounded crown and narrow curved brim US and Canadian name derby
(Dublin, dialect) a dog
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a flexible strip of wood or other material, bent by a string stretched between its ends, for shooting arrows: He drew the bow and sent the arrow to its target. an instrument resembling this, used for various purposes, as rotating a drill or spindle, or loosening entangled or matted fibers. a bend or curve. Also […]
as much as a bowl can hold: He ate two bowlfuls of soup. Contemporary Examples Jon Stewart and ‘Meet The Press’ Would Have Been One Unhappy Marriage Lloyd Grove October 8, 2014 Historical Examples Original Short Stories, Volume 7 (of 13) Guy de Maupassant The Crimson Fairy Book Various Our Journey to the Hebrides Joseph […]
any of several games in which players standing at one end of an alley or green roll balls at standing objects or toward a mark at the other end, especially a game in which a heavy ball is rolled from one end of a wooden alley at wooden pins set up at the opposite end. […]
a long, narrow wooden lane or alley, for the game of tenpins. a building or enclosed area containing a number of such lanes or alleys. Historical Examples The Life of King Edward VII J. Castell Hopkins A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 12 (of 15) Robert Dodsley Passages From The American Notebooks, Volume […]