long bowls

noun plural but singular in construction

Definition of long bowls

: a game whose object is bowling a skittle ball along the ground for a given distance in the fewest bowls
at long bowls
: at a distance used of ships cannonading at a distance from their target

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“Long bowls.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/long%20bowls. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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