bocce bocce  /ˈboʊ tʃi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Italian bowling played on a long narrow dirt court

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Buy balls for any sport you can think of, from bocce to badminton to basketball.
  2. On a vacant lot near the Consolidated laundry, Italian workmen still bowl through the intricacies of bocce every day the weather permits.

News

  1. Bassler back on top in Yatesville Bocce League

    Bassler Equipment won both matches this week to resume its perch atop the Yatesville Bocce League standings.The Bassler Boys are led by Paul Santarelli, Bob Barbacci, Henry Korpushik and Jim Pisano filling in for Henry Rodegherio who is on the D.L.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Times Leader

  2. Get the ball rolling

    STOCKTON - The Italian Athletic Club is being spruced up for a big event - the United States Bocce Federation National Championships.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Stockton Record

  3. Bocce a firm tradition in the valley

    Italian Immigrants brought the game of Bocce to Western Massachusetts generations ago and the game keeps growing here in the Pioneer Valley .
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WWLP Springfield

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Quotes

  1. "Teams were always invited, but they didn't always used to play," Mariucci said. "When we named it 'Battle of the Bay' last year, now they began bringing (bocce) teams to compete."
    on Jun 2, 2010 By: Steve Mariucci Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "We play baseball, we play a Detroit Lion version of Hacky Sack, where we use a soccer ball," Orlovsky said of the team in general. "We play some bocce ball, we play some make-believe basketball."
    on Oct 14, 2007 By: Dan Orlovsky Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. "I knew I was in trouble when I offered croquet, bocce ball, and horseshoes and the students told me those were old people games.'" said Weeks. "When I asked the students to give me some ideas, they came up with skate boarding at the skate...
    on Jul 1, 2008 By: Weeks Source: South Lincoln County News

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