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A game played on a level lawn in which players roll bowls as close as possible to a smaller target ball. Also called bowls2.
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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.
lawn′ bowl`er, n.
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|Noun||1.||lawn 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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