Bowl·ing n. The act of playing at or rolling bowls, or of rolling the ball at cricket; the game of bowls or of tenpins.
Bowling alley, a covered place for playing at bowls or tenpins.
Bowling green, a level piece of greensward or smooth ground for bowling, as the small park in lower Broadway, New York, where the Dutch of New Amsterdam played this game.
Bowl v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bowled p. pr. & vb. n. Bowling.]
1. To roll, as a bowl or cricket ball.
Break all the spokes and fellies from her wheel,
And bowl the round nave down the hill of heaven. --Shak.
2. To roll or carry smoothly on, or as on, wheels; as, we were bowled rapidly along the road.
3. To pelt or strike with anything rolled.
Alas, I had rather be set quick i' the earth,
And bowled to death with turnips░ --Shak.
To bowl (a player) out, in cricket, to put out a striker by knocking down a bail or a stump in bowling.
n 1: a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of
objects with the aim of knocking them over
2: (cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the
3: the playing of a game of tenpins or duckpins etc