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lawn bowling

n.
A game played on a level lawn in which players roll bowls as close as possible to a smaller target ball. Also called bowls2.

lawn′ bowl`ing


n.
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.
[1925–30]
lawn′ bowl`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lawn bowling - a bowling game played on a level lawn with biased wooden balls that are rolled at a jacklawn bowling - a bowling game played on a level lawn with biased wooden balls that are rolled at a jack
bowling - a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over or moving them
bowl - a wooden ball (with flattened sides so that it rolls on a curved course) used in the game of lawn bowling
jack - a small ball at which players aim in lawn bowling
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