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Bowls

Bowls, now known as lawn-bowling, is played on a lawn with wooden balls. The player's goal is to get the ball nearest to a specified point.[1] Bilbo Baggins was good at this game.[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, John D. Rateliff (ed.), The History of The Hobbit, Mr. Baggins, The Second Phase, "Mirkwood", note 25, p. 321
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "Flies and Spiders"