Meaning of lawn bowling

lawn' bowl"ing

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a game played with wooden balls on a level, closely mowed green having a slight bias, the object being to roll one's ball as near as possible to a smaller white ball at the other end of the green. Also calledCf. bowl (def. 2), (def. 7),(def. 5).
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