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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A bowling game that is played by rolling a bowling ball down a bowling alley at a target of 9 wooden objects.

Usage examples (28)
  • He secured a seat in the Commons as one of Sir James Lowther's "ninepins," and speedily won the respect of the House.
  • “The fact is, we want a new set of ninepins,” said
  • A set of tiny old ninepins with beautiful wormholes in them.
  • But I did see Henry Hudson and his men playing ninepins once. for more
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