kegler

kegler

[keg-ler]
noun
a participant in a bowling game, as candlepins or tenpins.
Also, kegeler [keg-uh-ler, keg-ler] .


Origin:
1930–35; < German, equivalent to Kegel (nine)pin + -er -er1

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kegler or kegeler (ˈkɛɡlə, ˈkɛɡələ)
 
n
informal chiefly (US) a participant in a game of tenpin bowling
 
[from German, from Kegel pin, from Old High German kegil peg]
 
kegeler or kegeler
 
n
 
[from German, from Kegel pin, from Old High German kegil peg]

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