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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

2
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.
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I wish I had space to describe the match--how the captain stumped the next man off a leg-shooter, and bowled small cobs to old Mr.
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.
Bowled over WITH its quirky shape and bright red colour this fruit bowl will definitely brighten up your kitchen and make choosing a healthier snack even more appealing.