A semicircle is then drawn behind the bowls with a radius of 9 ft.
Three points are given to the bowl that trails the jack over both lines into the semicircle and goes over them itself.
The sectarial mark of the adherents consists of two red perpendicular lines, meeting in a semicircle at the root of the nose, and having a round red spot painted between them.
The Saracens lay in a semicircle west of the town facing inwards towards Acre.
Then one or two tactical blunders were committed; and the tsar, taking courage, enveloped the little band in a vast semicircle bristling with the most modern guns, which fired five times to the Swedes' once, and swept away the guards before they could draw their swords.