lawn bowling


Definition of lawn bowling

: a bowling game played on a green with wooden balls which are rolled at a jack

Examples of lawn bowling in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its lawn bowling leagues, which were canceled last year, will be back this summer. Kavita Kumar, Star Tribune, 7 Apr. 2021 Check out this page of outdoor game ideas, from lawn bowling and potato sack race bags to a kiddie archery set and the classic Hasbro Twister Game. oregonlive, 17 Apr. 2020 In bocce ball, sometimes called Italian lawn bowling, players earn points by competing to roll balls the closest to to a single target ball. USA TODAY, 14 Jan. 2020 For those interested in lawn bowling, the San Francisco Lawn Bowling Club offers free lessons at noon most Wednesdays and Saturdays at the park (flat-soled shoes are required). Mike Morris, Los Angeles Times, 17 Oct. 2019 The picnic moved to Recreation Park, then a lawn bowling club, before relocating to the battleship Iowa in 2014 in an effort to boost attendance. Los Angeles Times, 18 Aug. 2019 Other activities include jump rope, hula hoops, lawn bowling, football, kickball, board games, and much more. Quoron Walker,, 7 Aug. 2019 First Lady Melania Trump made her mark on the 2018 White House Easter Egg Roll by choosing to add a new activity to this year’s lineup of events: lawn bowling. Raisa Bruner, Time, 2 Apr. 2018 Boccia is an indoor Paralympic sport played on a hard court surface that uses control and accuracy similar to curling or lawn bowling. Erin Hegarty, Naperville Sun, 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of lawn bowling

circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lawn bowling was circa 1929

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English Language Learners Definition of lawn bowling

: a game in which wooden balls are rolled across an area of grass so that they stop as close as possible to a smaller ball


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