from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A bowling pin that is shorter and squatter than a tenpin.
- n. A bowling game played with such pins and a small ball.
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- n. A short, squat form of tenpin
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- n. a bowling pin that is short and squat by comparison with a tenpin
From its squat appearance.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)