Bowling green
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]


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  • bowling green — bowling greens N COUNT A bowling green is an area of very smooth, short grass on which the game of bowls or lawn bowling is played …   English dictionary

  • bowling green — n. a smooth lawn for the game of lawn bowling …   English World dictionary

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  • bowling green — n an area of short grass where you play the game of ↑bowls …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bowling green — ► NOUN ▪ an area of closely mown grass on which the game of bowls is played …   English terms dictionary

  • Bowling green — In English garden history, a bowling green is a finely laid, close mown and rolled stretch of flat lawn for playing the game of Bowls, a fashion in the early 16th century. An Italian version of the game is bocce. The world s oldest surviving… …   Wikipedia

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  • bowling green — a level, closely mowed green for lawn bowling. [1640 50] * * * ▪ Kentucky, United States       city, seat (1796) of Warren county, south central Kentucky, U.S. It lies along the Barren River, 65 miles (105 km) northeast of Nashville, Tennessee.… …   Universalium

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