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Definition of Bowl

Bowl

  1. A concave vessel of various forms (often approximately hemispherical), to hold liquids, etc.
  2. Specifically, a drinking vessel for wine or other spirituous liquors; hence, convivial drinking.
  3. The contents of a full bowl; what a bowl will hold.
  4. The hollow part of a thing; as, the bowl of a spoon.
  5. 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.
  6. An ancient game, popular in Great Britain, played with biased balls on a level plat of greensward.
  7. The game of tenpins or bowling.
  8. To roll, as a bowl or cricket ball.
  9. To roll or carry smoothly on, or as on, wheels; as, we were bowled rapidly along the road.
  10. To pelt or strike with anything rolled.
  11. To play with bowls.
  12. To roll a ball on a plane, as at cricket, bowls, etc.
  13. To move rapidly, smoothly, and like a ball; as, the carriage bowled along.
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Bowl Translations

bowl in Afrikaans is bak
bowl in Danish is kumme
bowl in Dutch is vont, bekken, kom
bowl in Finnish is vati
bowl in French is globuleux, bol, bassine, cuvette, jatte
bowl in German is Schale
bowl in Italian is scodella, palla
bowl in Latin is scaphium (sciphus
bowl in Portuguese is tejela, bacia
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