Bowl

Bowl

, v. i. 1. To play with bowls.
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2. To roll a ball on a plane, as at cricket, bowls, etc.
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3. To move rapidly, smoothly, and like a ball; as, the carriage bowled along.
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Bowl"der

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Boul"der

(), } n. [Cf. Sw. bullra to roar, rattle, Dan. buldre, dial. Sw. bullersteen larger kind of pebbles; perh. akin to E. bellow.]
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1. A large stone, worn smooth or rounded by the action of water; a large pebble.
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2. (Geol.) A mass of any rock, whether rounded or not, that has been transported by natural agencies from its native bed. See Drift.
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Bowlder clay, the unstratified clay deposit of the Glacial or Drift epoch, often containing large numbers of bowlders. -- Bowlder wall, a wall constructed of large stones or bowlders.
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