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knock something off one's pins

Slang definitions & phrases for knock something off one's pins

knock off one's pins

verb phrase

To stun; bowl over; invalidate: Nature knocked our theories off their pins (1880+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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