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bowling crease

noun, Cricket.
1.
either of two lines, each with a wicket set lengthwise at the center, marking the limit of a bowler's approach in delivering the ball to the opposite wicket.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55
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British Dictionary definitions for bowling crease

bowling crease

noun
1.
(cricket) a line marked at the wicket, over which a bowler must not advance fully before delivering the ball
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