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bowl

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1. Chiefly US a bowl-shaped building or other structure, such as a football stadium or amphitheatre
2. a bowl-shaped depression of the land surface

bowl

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1. a wooden ball used in the game of bowls, having flattened sides, one side usually being flatter than the other in order to make it run on a curved course
2. a large heavy ball with holes for gripping with the fingers and thumb, used in tenpin bowling

bowl

An open-top diffusing glass or plastic enclosure used to shield a light source from direct view and to redirect or scatter the light.
References in classic literature ?
It became my pleasure to accompany him to all his matches, to watch every ball he bowled, or played, or fielded, and to sit chatting with him in the pavilion when he was doing none of these three things.
Growing up in Burbank, the Pasadena resident bowled plenty of games in the San Fernando Valley.
On his first game after the party, Muller bowled a 150.