Tenpins
Tenpins Ten"pins, n. A game resembling ninepins, but played with ten pins. See {Ninepins}. [U. S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • tenpins — [ten′pinz΄] n. the game of bowling in which ten pins are used …   English World dictionary

  • tenpins — n. to play tenpins * * * to play tenpins …   Combinatory dictionary

  • tenpins — Ninepins Nine pins, n. pl. A game played with nine pins, or pieces of wood, set on end, at which a wooden ball is bowled to knock them down; bowling. [1913 Webster] Note: In the United States, ten pins are used for this game, which is therefore… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tenpins — /ten pinz /, n. 1. (used with a sing. v.) a form of bowling, played with ten wooden pins at which a ball is bowled to knock them down. 2. tenpin, a pin used in this game. [1590 1600; TEN + PIN + S3] * * * …   Universalium

  • tenpins — noun A game, a form of bowling, played with ten pins as the target …   Wiktionary

  • tenpins — n. form of bowling game using wooden pinsn. wooden pin used in bowling …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tenpins — [treated as sing.] N. Amer. tenpin bowling. → tenpin …   English new terms dictionary

  • tenpins — ten•pins [[t]ˈtɛnˌpɪnz[/t]] n. 1) spo gam (used with a sing. v.) a form of bowling, played with ten wooden pins 2) spo gam tenpin, a pin used in this game …   From formal English to slang

  • tenpins — noun bowling down an alley at a target of ten wooden pins • Syn: ↑tenpin bowling • Members of this Topic: ↑split • Hypernyms: ↑bowling …   Useful english dictionary

  • bowling — /boh ling/, n. 1. any of several games in which players standing at one end of an alley or green roll balls at standing objects or toward a mark at the other end, esp. a game in which a heavy ball is rolled from one end of a wooden alley at… …   Universalium

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