bowl

Part of speech: verb

To roll; trundle along; hit with anything rolled; knock down; prostrate.

Part of speech: verb

To roll a bowl; deliver a cricket- ball or the like, move smoothly, as on wheels.

Part of speech: noun

A concave vessel, larger than a cup; a large goblet.

Part of speech: noun

A large wooden ball for tenpins.

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Usage examples "bowl":

  1. When all had smoked, the bowl was once more filled and lighted, and once more it was sent from hand to hand. - "The Plow-Woman", Eleanor Gates.
  2. Leo, who was dressing a bowl with roses, dropped one, and looked attentively at the speaker. - "Leonore Stubbs", L. B. Walford.
  3. " Marcelina," I said, taking the bowl and trying to smile. - "Life Blood", Thomas Hoover.