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adjective, adverb
  1. cricket denoting or using bowling with the arm held more or less horizontal
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Examples from the Web for round-arm

Historical Examples of round-arm

  • Willes was not the inventor of that kind, or round-arm bowling.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6


  • Round-arm blows with the head lowered were first choice, of which a good ninety per cent.

    The Adventures of Bobby Orde

    Stewart Edward White

  • He thumped the rascal to his heart's satisfaction, and then knocked him flat with a round-arm swing that landed on the jaw.

    Frank Merriwell's Races

    Burt L. Standish