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lawn bowling

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.
Also called bowls, bowling on the green.
Compare bowl2 (def 2), bowling green, jack1 (def 7), rink (def 5).
Origin of lawn bowling
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Shore activities include lawn bowling, mountain biking, hiking and swimming.
  • Recreational amenities may include tennis, volleyball or lawn bowling.
  • Summer guests may participate in lawn bowling on the grounds or swim in the heated swimming pool.
  • During the summer, lawn bowling is a popular activity among visitors.

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