Definition of Bowling alley

1. Noun. A building that contains several alleys for bowling.

Generic synonyms: Building, Edifice



2. Noun. A lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins.
Exact synonyms: Alley, Skittle Alley
Group relationships: Bowling Equipment
Generic synonyms: Lane
Terms within: Foul Line

Definition of Bowling alley

1. Noun. A building which contains lanes for bowling. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bowling Alley

bowlegged
bowlegs
bowler
bowler-hatted
bowler hat
bowlers
bowless
bowlful
bowlfuls
bowlike
bowline
bowline knot
bowlines
bowling
bowling-green
bowling alley (current term)
bowling alleys
bowling average
bowling averages
bowling ball
bowling crease
bowling creases
bowling equipment
bowling figures
bowling green
bowling greens
bowling league
bowling out
bowling pin

Literary usage of Bowling alley

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1. Commentaries on the Law of Municipal Corporations by John Forrest Dillon (1911)
"in any manner whatsoever, of a bowling-alley for gain or hire, such a place being ... A bowling-alley not per se court denied an injunction to prevent Tex. ..."

2. Acts Passed at the ... Session of the General Assembly for the Commonwealth by Kentucky (1861)
"AN ACT to authorize the granting of bowling alley license in the city of Columbus, ... Before any license for a bowling alley shall take effect, ..."

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