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bowling

 
Noun bowling has 3 senses
  1. bowling - a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over
    --1 is a kind of
    game
    --1 has particulars:
     tenpins, tenpin bowling; ninepins, skittles; duckpins; candlepins, candlepin bowling; lawn bowling
  2. bowling - (cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman
    --2 is a kind of
    throw
    --2 has particulars:
     Chinaman; googly, wrong 'un, bosie, bosie ball; no ball
  3. bowling - the playing of a game of tenpins or duckpins etc
    --3 is a kind of
    playing
    --3 has part: roll; run-up
Verb bowl has 2 senses
  1. bowl - roll (a ball)
    --1 is one way to
    wheel, roll
    Derived forms: noun bowl6, noun bowler2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. bowl - engage in the sport of bowling; "My parents like to bowl on Friday nights"
    --2 is one way to
    play
    Derived forms: noun bowl6, noun bowler2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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