tenpin bowling

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tenpin bowling bowling down an alley at a target of ten wooden pins
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Usage

In literature:

One must inevitably feel a little silly, setting up tenpins for ladies who are too polite, even if able, to bowl them down.
"The Grandissimes" by George Washington Cable
I'll knock out the contentions of your unknown knight like tenpins in a bowling-alley.
"The Pride of Palomar" by Peter B. Kyne
The canoe was bowled over like a tenpin, and Ned went head first into the yellow flood.
"Canoe Boys and Campfires" by William Murray Graydon
He struck Asa Lemm fairly and squarely in the stomach, bowling him over as if he were a tenpin.
"The Rover Boys on Snowshoe Island" by Edward Stratemeyer
How he got past Dick never knew, but those watching saw him fiercely bowl over his opponent like a tenpin.
"Dick Hamilton's Football Team" by Howard R. Garis
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In news:

Tenpins Bowls Over Cornhusker Rivals.
MICHAEL SCHMIDT of Winnipeg, a two-time world champion in tenpin bowling , will represent Canada and go after a third world title at the 2012 QUBICA/AMF Bowling World Cup beginning Nov 25 in Wroclaw, Poland.
MICHAEL SCHMIDT of Winnipeg, a two-time world champion in tenpin bowling , will represent Canada and.
MICHAEL SCHMIDT of Winnipeg, a two-time world champion in tenpin bowling, will represent Canada and go after a third world title at the 2012 QUBICA/AMF Bowling World Cup beginning Nov 25 in Wroclaw, Poland.
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