Definition of boccie
: a game of Italian origin similar to lawn bowling played on a long narrow usually dirt court
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Guests now play boccie — there are seven indoor and two outdoor courts — where clanging slot machines once dominated the casino.
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Origin and Etymology of boccie
Italian bocce, plural of boccia ball, from Vulgar Latin *bottia boss
First Known Use: 1828See Words from the same year
BOCCIE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of boccie for English Language Learners
: 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
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