Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?

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).
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for lawn bowling
  • 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.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for lawn bowling

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for lawn

Scrabble Words With Friends