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headpin

[hed-pin] /ˈhɛdˌpɪn/
noun, Bowling.
1.
the pin standing nearest to the bowler when set up, at the head or front of the triangle; the number 1 pin.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; head + pin
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headpin

/ˈhɛdˌpɪn/
noun
1.
(tenpin bowling) another word for kingpin
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