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Overview of noun bowls

The noun bowls has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. lawn bowling, bowls

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

Overview of noun bowl

The noun bowl has 9 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (2) bowl

(a round vessel that is open at the top; used chiefly for holding food or liquids;)

2. (1) bowl, trough

(a concave shape with an open top)

3. (1) bowl

(a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods)

4. bowl, bowlful

(the quantity contained in a bowl)

5. stadium, bowl, arena, sports stadium

(a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments)

6. bowling ball, bowl

(a large ball with finger holes used in the sport of bowling)

7. bowl

(a wooden ball (with flattened sides so that it rolls on a curved course) used in the game of lawn bowling)

8. bowl, pipe bowl

(a small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco)

9. roll, bowl

(the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling))

Overview of verb bowl

The verb bowl has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. bowl

(roll (a ball))

2. bowl

(hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end)

3. bowl

(engage in the sport of bowling; "My parents like to bowl on Friday nights") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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