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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOWL

As for me, not a foot will I budge, till I have seen thee empty that bowl.

Every bowl, tray, warming-pan, and piggin has gone to the mines.

When it has doubled in bulk, remove it from the bowl and knead it.

Kitty paused in the hall, playing with the roses in a bowl upon the table.

Kingozi, nursing the bowl of his pipe, continued to stare up at him.

Then take out the jar and strain the essence of the beef into a bowl.

She poured the gruel into a bowl, and then went over to her workbox.

The bowl just before was in the kitchen, and could not be carried up but through the room where they were.

She came into the parlor, clasping the bowl of a shaded lamp—the only light in the room.

Why, marry, I can brew a bowl of punch, and I can broil a devilled fowl.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English bolla "pot, cup, bowl," from Proto-Germanic *bul- "a round vessel" (cf. Old Norse bolle, Old High German bolla), from PIE *bhl-, from root *bhel- (2) "to blow, inflate, swell" (see bole).

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.