Meaning of BOWL in English


vi to play with bowls.

2. bowl ·noun the game of tenpins or bowling.

3. bowl ·vt to roll, as a bowl or cricket ball.

4. bowl ·vt to pelt or strike with anything rolled.

5. bowl ·noun the contents of a full bowl; what a bowl will hold.

6. bowl ·noun the hollow part of a thing; as, the bowl of a spoon.

7. bowl ·vi to roll a ball on a plane, as at cricket, bowls, ·etc.

8. bowl ·vi to move rapidly, smoothly, and like a ball; as, the carriage bowled along.

9. bowl ·vt to roll or carry smoothly on, or as on, wheels; as, we were bowled rapidly along the road.

10. bowl ·noun a concave vessel of various forms (often approximately hemispherical), to hold liquids, ·etc.

11. bowl ·noun specifically, a drinking vessel for wine or other spirituous liquors; hence, convivial drinking.

12. bowl ·noun an ancient game, popular in great britain, played with biased balls on a level plat of greensward.

13. bowl ·noun a ball of wood or other material used for rolling on a level surface in play; a ball of hard wood having one side heavier than the other, so as to give it a bias when rolled.

Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Webster.