crown green

The playing area used in crown green bowls; normally about 40 yards square that rises to a "crown" in the middle about 1 foot above the edges

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  • crown green — noun A bowling green with the centre higher than the edges • • • Main Entry: ↑crown …   Useful english dictionary

  • crown green — noun Brit. a kind of bowling green which rises slightly towards the middle …   English new terms dictionary

  • crown green bowls — [crown green bowls] noun [U] a form of the game of ↑bowls that is played on an area of grass with a slightly raised centre, instead of on a flat surface. It is played especially in the north of England …   Useful english dictionary

  • crown green bowls — noun A form of bowls, played on a slightly humped, square, grass green, in which two players each play two biased bowls, either along the edges, or diagonally over the crown; it is especially popular in the North of England See Also: crown green …   Wiktionary

  • crown green bowls — n [U] a form of the game of bowls that is played on an area of grass with a slightly raised centre, instead of on a flat surface. It is played especially in the north of England. * * * …   Universalium

  • crown — n. & v. n. 1 a monarch s ornamental and usu. jewelled head dress. 2 (the Crown) a the monarch, esp. as head of State. b the power or authority residing in the monarchy. 3 a a wreath of leaves or flowers etc. worn on the head, esp. as an emblem of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crown — n. & v. n. 1 a monarch s ornamental and usu. jewelled head dress. 2 (the Crown) a the monarch, esp. as head of State. b the power or authority residing in the monarchy. 3 a a wreath of leaves or flowers etc. worn on the head, esp. as an emblem of …   Useful english dictionary

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