- a level, closely mowed green for lawn bowling.
Origin of bowling green
- a city in S Kentucky.
- a city in NW Ohio.
- a small open area near the S tip of Manhattan in New York City, at the foot of Broadway.
bowling on the green
Origin of lawn bowling
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Historical Examples of bowling-green
He devoted his time to receiving visitors, the bowling-green, and the chess-table.England, Picturesque and Descriptive
They paused at the bowling-green and played a game which Evander won.The Lady of Loyalty House
Justin Huntly McCarthy
Recollect the countryman at the Bowling-green at York—ha, ha!
The old Bowling-green is one of the pleasantest inns in Cheshire.
May Terrace was built on the bowling-green (circa 1824 and later).Cremorne and the Later London Gardens
- an area of closely mown turf on which the game of bowls is played