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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A bowling game using a pin smaller than a tenpin but proportionately wider.

Usage examples (5)
  • I want to call them duckpins, but I'm not sure they're even fat enough to qualify.
  • Yours had better be pristine when I hop into your passenger seat, or I won't go bowl duckpins with you, no sirree.
  • He courted his wife over duckpins and also played trumpet in a swing combo, the Southland Five, until the mid-1960s.
  • Tonight, diminished expectations combined with Palin's known-to-be-remarkable charisma made for the speech-making equivalent of putting a champ bowler two feet in front of a... for more
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