So I inverted a bowl over his head and cut away all the locks that hung below it.
An end always has to face interference, and good interference will bowl over a waiting end with ease.
He may bowl over the fence, or, if there is a field beyond, make the next field.
You see, I could beat the eggs for you, and you know how hard it is for you not to tip the bowl over when you beat them!
She was irrevocably predestined to bowl over the first man who came along, with her ultra feminine irresponsibility.
To do this I hold the bowl over a gas range until it is red all over, then I plunge it into cold water.
Then it came with a suddenness and force that was strong enough to bowl over even a man of strong heart.
In their volcanic progress they bowl over the non-partisan—a man and a brother—with splendid unconcern.
But it may be light enough for me to see to bowl over one on my own account.
You might bowl over a horse or two, but what good would that do?
Old English bolla "pot, cup, bowl," from Proto-Germanic *bul- "a round vessel" (cf. Old Norse bolle, Old High German bolla), from PIE *bhl-, from root *bhel- (2) "to blow, inflate, swell" (see bole).
The sockets of the lamps of the golden candlestick of the tabernacle are called bowls (Ex. 25:31, 33, 34; 37:17, 19, 20); the same word so rendered being elsewhere rendered "cup" (Gen. 44:2, 12, 16), and wine "pot" (Jer. 35:5). The reservoir for oil, from which pipes led to each lamp in Zechariah's vision of the candlestick, is called also by this name (Zech. 4:2, 3); so also are the vessels used for libations (Ex. 25:29; 37:16).