bocce

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Borrowed from Italian bocce.

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bocce (countable and uncountable, plural bocces)

  1. (sports, uncountable) A game, similar to bowls or pétanque, played on a long, narrow, dirt-covered court
  2. (sports, countable) One of the eight balls that the player throws in a game of bocce.
    • 2012, Victoria Rowell, ‎Paul Tukey, Tag, Toss & Run: 40 Classic Lawn Games, →ISBN:
      The object is throw or roll the bocces as close as possible to the pallino.
    • 2013 February 6, Brian Messenger, “Bocce balls are rolling”, in Eagle-Tribune:
      The side with their bocces closest to the pallino earns points.
    • 2013 April 30, Paul Haigh, “Bocce star to represent Australia”, in Liverpool City Champion:
      When he first started we had to buy a smaller set of bocces because his hands were small.

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Italian[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔttʃe/
  • Hyphenation: bòc‧ce

Noun[edit]

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bocce f pl

  1. plural of boccia
  2. bowls (game)

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