KJV Dictionary Definition: bowl


BOWL, n. In Latin, vola is the hollow of the hand.

1. A concave vessel to hold liquors, rather wide than deep, and thus distinguished from a cup, which is rather deep than wide.

2. The hollow part of any thing; as the bowl of a spoon.

3. A basin; a fountain.

BOWL, n. A ball of wood used for play on a level plat of ground.

BOWL, v.i. To play with bowls, or at bowling.

BOWL, v.t. To roll as a bowl; also, to pelt with any thing rolled.


BOWLING, ppr. Playing at bowls.