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Definition of bowl:

  1. A ball of wood or other material used for rolling on a level surface in play; a ball of hard wood having one side heavier than the other, so as to give it a bias when rolled.
  2. A concave vessel of various forms ( often approximately hemispherical), to hold liquids, etc.
  3. An ancient game, popular in Great Britain, played with biased balls on a level plat of greensward.
  4. Specifically, a drinking vessel for wine or other spirituous liquors; hence, convivial drinking.
  5. The contents of a full bowl; what a bowl will hold.
  6. The game of tenpins or bowling.
  7. The hollow part of a thing; as, the bowl of a spoon.
  8. To move rapidly, smoothly, and like a ball; as, the carriage bowled along.
  9. To pelt or strike with anything rolled.
  10. To play with bowls.
  11. To roll a ball on a plane, as at cricket, bowls, etc.
  12. To roll or carry smoothly on, or as on, wheels; as, we were bowled rapidly along the road.
  13. To roll, as a bowl or cricket ball.

Synonyms:

paradiddle, domain, roster, gutter, ringlet, sports stadium, pipe bowl, bowling ball, curl, casserole, trough, gyre, axial rotation, whorl, arena, urn, area, scene of action, scroll, roller, orbit, roll, drum roll, pealing, manger, curlicue, till, stadium, china, porringer, sphere, vessel, rolling wave, saucer, dish, crock, bankroll, bowlful, pan, boat, axial motion, coil, peal, rolling, bun, vase, public treasury, field.

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