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. Also called bowls, bowling on the green. Compare bowl2 ( def 2 ), bowling green, jack1 ( def 7 ), rink ( def 5 ).

Origin:
1925–30

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lawn bowling

noun
a bowling game played on a level lawn with biased wooden balls that are rolled at a jack 
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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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