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Bowl Bowl, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bowled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bowling}.] 1. To roll, as a bowl or cricket ball. [1913 Webster]

Break all the spokes and fellies from her wheel, And bowl the round nave down the hill of heaven. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To roll or carry smoothly on, or as on, wheels; as, we were bowled rapidly along the road. [1913 Webster]

3. To pelt or strike with anything rolled. [1913 Webster]

Alas, I had rather be set quick i' the earth, And bowled to death with turnips? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{To bowl} (a player) {out}, in cricket, to put out a striker by knocking down a bail or a stump in bowling. [1913 Webster]


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  • Out — (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.] In its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out — out·age; out·back·er; out·breathed; out·bye; out·come; out·com·er; out·com·ing; out·cri·er; out·crop·per; out·done; out·door; out·doors·man; out·doorsy; out·er·most; out·fang·thief; out·field·er; out·field·ing; out·fields·man; out·fit·ter;… …   English syllables

  • out — [out] adv. [ME < OE ut, akin to ON út, Ger aus < IE base * ud , up, up away > Sans úd , L us(que)] 1. a) away from, forth from, or removed from a place, position, or situation [they live ten miles out] b) away from home [to go out for… …   English World dictionary

  • out — [ aut ] adv. et adj. inv. • 1891; mot angl. « hors de » ♦ Anglic. I ♦ Adv. Tennis Hors des limites du court. Adj. La balle est out. II ♦ Adj. inv. (1966) Se dit de qqn qui se trouve dépassé, rejeté hors d une évolution ou incapable de la suivre… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • out — ► ADVERB 1) moving away from a place, especially from one that is enclosed to one that is open. 2) away from one s usual base or residence. 3) outdoors. 4) so as to be revealed, heard, or known. 5) at or to an end: the romance fizzled out. 6) at… …   English terms dictionary

  • Out — (out), n. 1. One who, or that which, is out; especially, one who is out of office; generally in the plural. [1913 Webster] 2. A place or space outside of something; a nook or corner; an angle projecting outward; an open space; chiefly used in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Out — est un groupe de metal créé en 1995. Il a publié trois albums : Out, Xposition et Unik. 1985 : Alternative groupe genre rock new wave avec Christophe Lamouret au chant, Jean Loup Demeulemester à la batterie, Gilles Lefebvre à la guitare …   Wikipédia en Français

  • out — [au̮t]: in der Wendung out sein (ugs.): nicht mehr in Mode sein; nicht mehr gefragt sein: Latzhosen sind out; bei den Jugendlichen ist diese Disco schon lange out. * * * out 〈[ aʊt] Adj.; nur präd.; österr.; schweiz.〉 außerhalb (des Spielfeldes)… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • out — 1. In current use out, unlike in, is primarily an adverb (We went out), and to form a preposition it normally needs the addition of of (We went out of the house). Use of out as a direct preposition without of is non standard in BrE, although it… …   Modern English usage

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