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English definition of “bowl”

bowl

noun (GAME)    /bəʊl/ US  /boʊl/
bowls [U] a game played either outside on smooth grass or inside on an artificial surface, in which the players roll a large black or brown ball as close as possible to a smaller white ball: Bowls is one of the most popular sports in the UK .Bowls, bowling and croquet [C] a large ball used in the game of bowlsBowls, bowling and croquet
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