Bowling alley
Bowling Bowl"ing, n. The act of playing at or rolling bowls, or of rolling the ball at cricket; the game of bowls or of tenpins. [1913 Webster]

{Bowling alley}, a covered place for playing at bowls or tenpins.

{Bowling green}, a level piece of greensward or smooth ground for bowling, as the small park in lower Broadway, New York, where the Dutch of New Amsterdam played this game. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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