boccie boccie

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The aging bosses seated at the defense table in the packed federal courtroom in lower Manhattan look harmless enough to be spectators at a Sunday-after noon boccie game.
  2. Giuseppe Fietta, 75, has a long career as a papal diplomat but often likes to stroll the streets of his north Italian home town of Ivrea and play boccie with his friends.
  3. After his daily stint, the onetime Foreign Minister would spend an hour or two playing the Italian bowling game boccie with nine fellow prisoners, all former cabinet ministers.

News

  • Special Olympics seeks volunteers

    Volunteers are needed immediately to join Carbon County Special Olympics to help support the athletic events they provide. This is an opportunity to support local athletes as they train and compete in floor hockey, boccie, bowling, track and field and other activities.
    on November 15, 2013     Source: Times News

Quotes

  • "This all ends after tonight," Josh joked. "I'm done. I've already brought a velour jumpsuit and I have a little home in an area in Laguna Beach called Leisure World which I will be moving into next weekend. And I'm taking up boccie ball."
    on Jun 21, 2009 By: Josh Groban Source: Los Angeles Times

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