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 periodicals archive ?
There are quite a few reasons why I stopped playing one-day international cricket and one of the reasons was that if I'm going to play Test cricket I wanted to build up by bowling overs.
But I do think he needs to be bowling overs for the Academy in India if he's going to do well in the West Indies.
It was like a fairground merrygo-round, with Gough bowling overs numbers one and three, James Anderson two, five and seven, Steve Harmison four, six and eight, Andrew Flintoff number nine and Mark Butcher completing the nap hand with number ten.
g Do Viv R Botham said: "It is great to see Monty getting on with things over in Australia and bowling overs.
The experience of these two alone will be a boost in conditions that could well see the selectors include batsman Kane Williamson principally due to his ability to provide five overs of off spin to add to the slow bowling overs of Vettori and Nathan McCullum.