Definition of Tenpins

1. Noun. Bowling down an alley at a target of ten wooden pins.

Exact synonyms: Tenpin Bowling
Generic synonyms: Bowling
Examples of category: Split



Definition of Tenpins

1. n. A game resembling ninepins, but played with ten pins. See Ninepins.

Definition of Tenpins

1. Noun. A game, a form of bowling, played with ten pins as the target. ¹

2. Noun. (plural of tenpin) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tenpins

1. tenpin [n] - See also: tenpin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tenpins

tenotomies
tenotomy
tenour
tenours
tenous
tenoxicam
tenpence
tenpences
tenpenny
tenpenny nail
tenpercenteries
tenpercentery
tenpin
tenpin bowling
tenpins (current term)
tenpounder
tenpounders
tenrec
tenrecs
tens
tensal
tenscore
tense
tense part of the tympanic membrane
tense pulse
tense system
tense up
tensed
tensegrities

Literary usage of Tenpins

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1. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1916)
"as tenpins or bowls is not a game of chance for betting at which the participants are guilty of gaming. On the other hand the Chinese game of fantan is a ..."

2. Elementary Arithmetic by Bruce Mervellon Watson, Charles Edward White (1911)
"How many tenpins are there in this game? They were set in 2 rows ; how many were there in each row ? 2. If they were set in 3 rows, how many would there be ..."

3. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... play at tenpins, keila- mainen conical. kellan"heitto bowling: game of tenpins (1. or ninepins): skittles, ... -neli howls, tenpins ..."

4. Our Young Folks by John Townsend Trowbridge, Lucy Larcom, Gail Hamilton (1871)
"The tenpins are about four inches high, and you knock them down with a cue ... The game counts the same way as with the big tenpins, and it is quite jolly. ..."

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