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  1. a precision sport in which the goal is to roll slightly radially asymmetrical balls (called bowls) closest to a smaller white ball (called the "jack","kitty", or "sweetie")

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  2. It is played outdoors on grass or artificial surfaces and indoors on artificial surfaces

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  3. belongs to the boules sport family, and so is related to bocce and pétanque

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  4. It is most popular in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and in other Commonwealth nations

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  5. It has been traced certainly to the 13th century, and conjecturally to the 12th. William Fitzstephen (d. about 1190), in his biography of Thomas Becket, gives a graphic sketch of the London of his day and, writing of the summer amusements of the youn

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