a bag for carrying a bowling ball and often bowling shoes or other equipment.
a round, heavy ball for bowling, usually made of hard rubber or plastic, with holes drilled into it for the bowler’s thumb and two fingers.
either of two lines, each with a wicket set lengthwise at the center, marking the limit of a bowler’s approach in delivering the ball to the opposite wicket. Historical Examples Every Boy’s Book: A Complete Encyclopdia of Sports and Amusements Various noun (cricket) a line marked at the wicket, over which a bowler must not […]
a level, closely mowed green for lawn bowling. a city in S Kentucky. a city in NW Ohio. a small open area near the S tip of Manhattan in New York City, at the foot of Broadway. lawn bowling. Contemporary Examples The Biggest Rand Paul Outrage Yet Kent Sepkowitz June 14, 2010 Rand Paul on […]
lawn bowling. a game played with wooden balls on a level, closely mowed green having a slight bias, the object being to roll one’s ball as near as possible to a smaller white ball at the other end of the green. Also called bowls, bowling on the green. Compare bowl2 (def 2), bowling green, jack1 […]