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an indoor game in which players roll heavy balls along a track, trying to knock down a group of ten pins (=wooden objects that look like bottles)
British a game in which players roll balls across the ground, trying to get as close as possible to a small ball called the jack. The American word is lawn bowling.
one of the games in a snooker or bowling match
an area of grass where people play bowls (=a game in which you roll balls along the ground)
one of the tall objects that you knock over in the game of ten-pin bowling
a situation in bowling in which you succeed in knocking down all the pins (=bottle shaped objects) with one ball
British a game played inside where players roll a heavy ball down a bowling lane in order to knock tenpins over. The American word is bowling.