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
: a game of Italian origin similar to lawn bowling played on a long narrow usually dirt court
Variants of boccie
Origin of boccie
Italian bocce, plural of boccia ball, from Vulgar Latin *bottia boss
First Known Use: 1860
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