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boccie

noun boc·cie \ˈbä-chē\

Simple Definition of boccie

  • : a game in which players roll heavy balls across an area of ground and try to get each ball to stop as near as possible to a smaller ball

Full Definition of boccie

  1. :  a game of Italian origin similar to lawn bowling played on a long narrow usually dirt court

Variants of boccie

or boc·ciplay or boc·ce \ˈbä-chē\

Origin of boccie

Italian bocce, plural of boccia ball, from Vulgar Latin *bottia boss


First Known Use: 1860

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