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Bowl

Definition of bowl:

part of speech: noun

A wooden ball used for rolling along the ground.

part of speech: noun

To play at bowls: to roll along like a bowl: to throw a ball, as in cricket.

part of speech: verb

To roll as a bowl.

part of speech: noun

A round drinking- cup: the round hollow part of anything.

part of speech: noun

Bowler.

part of speech: verb

To strike with a bowl; to roll.

part of speech: noun

A circular hollow vessel for holding liquids; a large drinking cup, especially for wine; hence, convivial drinking; the hollow part of anything; as, the bowl of a spoon; a weighted ball of wood used in the games of bowls and skittles.

part of speech: verb

To roll, as a bowl or ball; in cricket, to put out ( a batsman) by bowling; to knock down; to prostrate; as, to bowl anyone over.

part of speech: verb

To play with bowls; in cricket, to serve the ball smoothly; roll a bowl or a cricket ball; to move rapidly and smoothly like a ball.

part of speech: noun

A large round cup; the round, hollow part of anything; a wooden ball for rolling.

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