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Noun: bowling  bów-ling
  1. A game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over or moving them
  2. (cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman
  3. The playing of a game of tenpins or duckpins etc
Verb: bowl  bówl
  1. (bowling) roll (a ball)
  2. (cricket) hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end
  3. Engage in the sport of bowling
    "My parents like to bowl on Friday nights"

Derived forms: bowlings

Type of: ball game, cast, game, hurl, hurtle, play, playing, roll, throw, wheel

Encyclopedia: Bowling, Tennessee