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A bowl.

English

Etymology

Probably from the French boule, a ball.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
bowl

Plural
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  1. A roughly hemispherical container used to hold, mix or present food, such as salad, fruit or soup, or other items.
  2. As much as is held by a bowl.
    You can’t have any more soup - you’ve had three bowls already.
  3. The ball rolled by players in the game of lawn bowls.
  4. (also pudding bowl or bowl cut) A haircut in which straight hair is cut at an even height around the edges, forming a bowl shape.
  5. A round crater (or similar) in the ground.
  6. The action of bowling a ball.
  7. (in plural bowls but used with a singular verb) The game of lawn bowls.
  8. (American football) an important annual game, such as the Orange Bowl, the Rose Bowl, or the Super Bowl

Synonyms

Translations

lawn bowls See lawn bowls

Verb

Infinitive
to bowl

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to bowl (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To roll or throw (a ball) in the correct manner in cricket and similar games and sports.
  2. (intransitive) To throw the ball (in cricket and similar games and sports).

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