tenpin

tenpins

[ten-pinz]
noun
1.
(used with a singular verb) 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.

Origin:
1590–1600; ten + pin + -s3

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tenpin (ˈtɛnˌpɪn)
 
n
See also tenpins one of the pins used in tenpin bowling

tenpins (ˈtɛnˌpɪnz)
 
n
(functioning as singular) a US and Canadian name for tenpin bowling

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