lawn bowls

/lɔn ˈboʊlz/ (say lawn 'bohlz)

noun
a game in which the players roll biased or weighted balls along a green in an effort to bring them as near as possible to a stationary ball called the jack.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Lawn bowls at the 1996 Summer Paralympics — consisted of eight events. Medal summary References * cite web title = 1996 Atlanta Lawn bowls publisher = International Paralympic Committee date = 2008 url = http://www.paralympic.org/release/Main Sections Menu/Sports/Results/paralympics events …   Wikipedia

  • Lawn bowls at the 1988 Summer Paralympics — consisted of six events, five for men and one for women. Medal summary References * cite web title = 1988 Seoul Lawn bowls publisher = International Paralympic Committee date = 2008 url = http://www.paralympic.org/release/Main Sections… …   Wikipedia

  • Lawn bowls at the 1984 Summer Paralympics — consisted of eleven events. Medal summary References * cite web title = 1984 New York / Stoke Mandeville Lawn bowls publisher = International Paralympic Committee date = 2008 url = http://www.paralympic.org/release/Main Sections… …   Wikipedia

  • Lawn bowls at the 2007 Southeast Asian Games — was held in the Lawn Bowl Stadium in Queen Sirikit Sport Centre, Pathum Thani, Thailand.Medal winnersExternal links* [http://www.2007seagames.com/info/ Southeast Asian Games Official Results] …   Wikipedia

  • Lawn bowls at the 2006 Commonwealth Games — The Bowls at the 2006 Commonwealth Games was held at the State Lawn Bowls Centre in John Cain Memorial Park in Thornbury, Victoria. Medal count Competition formatThe lawn bowls program lasted over nine days with competition for both men and women …   Wikipedia

  • Lawn Bowls at the 2005 Southeast Asian Games — SEA Games event infobox Name = Lawn Bowls Image1Size = 200px| Size = 190px Venue = Hidden Vale Sports Club Location = Clark Special Economic Zone, Angeles City, Pampanga Date started = December 1, 2005 Date finished = December 4, 2005 Lawn Bowls… …   Wikipedia

  • bowls — [bōlz] n. LAWN BOWLING * * * n [U] a game, played on a smooth grass area called a bowling green, in which two to eight players take turns to roll large black balls as near as possible to a small white ball. The balls are heavier on one side so… …   Universalium

  • Bowls — For other uses, see Bowl (disambiguation). Bowls Lawn bowler Tim Mason First played 13th century Characteristics Categorization …   Wikipedia

  • bowls — /boʊlz / (say bohlz) noun 1. → lawn bowls. 2. → carpet bowls. 3. skittles, ninepins, or tenpin bowling …   Australian English dictionary

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