noun (functioning as singular)
- a game played on a bowling green in which a small bowl (the jack) is pitched from a mark and two opponents or opposing teams take turns to roll biased wooden bowls towards it, the object being to finish as near the jack as possible
- (as modifier)a bowls tournament
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Two bowls were set before the infant—one containing gold and jewels, the other hot coals.Jon Stewart and 'Meet The Press' Would Have Been One Unhappy Marriage|Lloyd Grove|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All that grows now is a beautiful double jasmine of which I have bowls full every day, and zinnias, ugly and useful.
“In 28 days, I visited 21 different cities and ate 55 bowls of ramen,” he says.Ramen Burger’s Inventor Talks About the Food Craze Eclipsing the Cronut|Marlow Stern|August 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There is a steady flow of bowls of warm water, soapy and clear, delivered by a stream of helpers.
League owners awarded the 2004 and 2006 bowls to Houston and Detroit because taxpayers funded new stadiums in those cities.Why the NFL Has Awarded Super Bowl 2014 to Cold-Weather East Rutherford|Evan Weiner|February 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Nature intended him to play at bowls, and therefore clapt a bias upon him.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3)|Isaac Disraeli
Piles of wicker baskets were loaded with huge yellow cheeses, and there were many copper milk pails and bowls brimful of whey.The Adventures of Ulysses the Wanderer|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
And when he looked around him he saw a house full of light, with cups and horns and bowls of different sorts in it.Gods and Fighting Men|Lady I. A. Gregory
The Seer is summoned by one of the angels that had the seven Bowls to behold a spectacle which fills him with a great marvelling.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Revelation|William Milligan
On an ancient mahogany sideboard were various bottles and bowls of punch.Mistress Anne|Temple Bailey