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Petanque vs. Boule — What's the Difference?

Petanque vs. Boule — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Petanque and Boule

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Petanque

A game of French origin in which metal balls are thrown toward a target ball, played outside on a roughly surfaced rectangular court.

Boule

Often boules (bl) Any of several related bowling games, such as bocce or pétanque, traditionally played on an outdoor court.

Petanque

(uncountable) pétanque

Boule

The ball used in one of these games.

Petanque

Any of various ores, including forms of silver sulfide (such as stephanite) and the copper ore tetrahedrite.
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Boule

A round loaf of bread.

Boule

A pear-shaped synthetic sapphire, ruby, or other alumina-based gem, produced by fusing and tinting alumina.

Boule

One of the bowls used in the French game of boules.

Boule

A single-crystal ingot produced by synthetic means.

Boule

A round loaf of bread.

Boule

A round piece of dough.

Boule

(woodworking) A through-sawn log with the slices restacked in the order and orientation they originally had in the log, usually with waney edges.

Boule

(woodworking) buhl

Boule

(historical) A council of citizens in Ancient Greece

Boule

To shape (a piece of dough) into a ball.

Boule

Same as Buhl, Buhlwork.

Boule

A legislative council of elders or chiefs; a senate.

Boule

Legislature of modern Greece. See Legislature.

Boule

An inlaid furniture decoration; tortoiseshell and yellow and white metal form scrolls in cabinetwork

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