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Bowler

Bowler

WordNet



noun


(1)   A felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim
(2)   A player who rolls balls down an alley at pins
(3)   A cricketer who delivers the ball to the batsman in cricket
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. One who engages in the sport of bowling.
  2. The player currently bowling.
  3. A player selected mainly for his bowling ability.
  4. An 1800s baseball term meaning the pitcher.

Etymology 2



From the name of the hatmakers Thomas and William Bowler, associated with early production.

Noun



  1. A bowler hat; a round black hat formerly popular among British businessmen.