bowl


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Synonyms for bowl

Synonyms for bowl

a round vessel that is open at the top

a concave shape with an open top

a dish that is round and open at the top for serving foods

the quantity contained in a bowl

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a large ball with finger holes used in the sport of bowling

a wooden ball (with flattened sides so that it rolls on a curved course) used in the game of lawn bowling

a small round container that is open at the top for holding tobacco

the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling)

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roll (a ball)

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hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end

engage in the sport of bowling

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References in classic literature ?
So I went up to him with an ivy-wood bowl of black wine in my hands:
I have now no chela, but I will take the alms- bowl and thus enable the charitable to acquire merit.
Now and then some bold child would be allowed the honour, and Purun Bhagat would hear him drop the bowl and run as fast as his little legs could carry him, but the Bhagat never came down to the village.
The very pipe, in which burned the spell of all this wonderwork, ceased to appear as a smoke-blackened earthen stump, and became a meerschaum, with painted bowl and amber mouthpiece.
the cripple and the legless man, in his bowl, came up on their side in great haste, and with great clamor of bowl and crutches, upon the pavement.
They gave him some more porridge and Morel with a laugh set to work on his third bowl.
If only I had not poured my medicine into Nana's bowl," said Mr.
He uttered little crooning noises, alternating with sharp cries akin to pain, half-ecstatic, half-petulant, as he drew a black clay pipe from a hole in his ear-lobe, and into the bowl of it, with trembling fingers, untwisted and crumbled the cheap leaf of spoiled Virginia crop.
A MAN to Whom Time Was Money, and who was bolting his breakfast in order to catch a train, had leaned his newspaper against the sugar- bowl and was reading as he ate.
He is entertained there by Polyxenus and receives a mixing bowl as a gift; the story of Trophonius and Agamedes and Augeas then follows.
Mrs Squeers stood at one of the desks, presiding over an immense basin of brimstone and treacle, of which delicious compound she administered a large instalment to each boy in succession: using for the purpose a common wooden spoon, which might have been originally manufactured for some gigantic top, and which widened every young gentleman's mouth considerably: they being all obliged, under heavy corporal penalties, to take in the whole of the bowl at a gasp.
He placed his right hand in that of the landlord, and, seizing the bowl with his left, uttered the usual words, and then made his libation.
Deep had been the consultations at supper as to the order of going in, who should bowl the first over, whether it would be best to play steady or freely; and the youngest hands declared that they shouldn't be a bit nervous, and praised their opponents as the jolliest fellows in the world, except perhaps their old friends the Wellesburn men.
If ever I have drunk a full draught of the foaming spice- and confection- bowl in which all things are well mixed:
Half-a-dozen dishes stood upon the shelves; the table was laid for supper with a bowl of porridge, a horn spoon, and a cup of small beer.