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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bowl  \Bowl\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bowled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bowling}.] 
  1.  To  roll,  as  a  bowl  or  cricket  ball. 
 
  Break  all  the  spokes  and  fellies  from  her  wheel,  And 
  bowl  the  round  nave  down  the  hill  of  heaven.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  roll  or  carry  smoothly  on  or  as  on  wheels;  as  we 
  were  bowled  rapidly  along  the  road. 
 
  3.  To  pelt  or  strike  with  anything  rolled. 
 
  Alas,  I  had  rather  be  set  quick  i'  the  earth,  And 
  bowled  to  death  with  turnips?  --Shak. 
 
  {To  bowl}  (a  player)  {out},  in  cricket,  to  put  out  a  striker 
  by  knocking  down  a  bail  or  a  stump  in  bowling. 




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