R.C. has joined the Little League team and bowls near the casino.
Serve in bowls or mugs, each garnished with Parmesan crisps and a sage leaf.
There is a steady flow of bowls of warm water, soapy and clear, delivered by a stream of helpers.
Bags of pasta, bowls of lemons, and five-gallon drums of organic olive oil are artfully laid out to entice diners.
All that grows now is a beautiful double jasmine of which I have bowls full every day, and zinnias, ugly and useful.
Youthful riders, men and women with bowls, and finely modelled garments are separated by small trees.
Crockery is desirable for some bowls, jars, and serving dishes.
The Laguna bowls are mostly of two sizes, either large or small.
He was one of the most skillful men of his age at cards and at bowls.
Prematurely-born children are kept in an artificial mother, which consists of a glass case warmed by bowls of water.
game played with balls, mid-15c. (implied in bowlyn), from gerund of bowl "wooden ball" (early 15c.), from Old French bole (13c., Modern French boule) "ball," ultimately from Latin bulla "bubble, knob, round thing" (see bull (n.2)).
Noon apprentice ... [shall] play ... at the Tenys, Closshe, Dise, Cardes, Bowles nor any other unlawfull game. [Act 11, Henry VII, 1495]
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).