lawn bowling


noun

a game played with wooden balls on a level, closely mowed green having a slight bias, the object being to roll one's ball as near as possible to a smaller white ball at the other end of the green.

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Also called bowls, bowling on the green .

Origin of lawn bowling

First recorded in 1925–30
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