BOWL, noun [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, noun A ball of wood used for play on a level plat of ground.
BOWL, verb intransitive To play with bowls, or at bowling.
BOWL, verb transitive To roll as a bowl; also, to pelt with any thing rolled.