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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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