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- n. A type of bowling popular in New England.
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- n. a bowling game using slender bowling pins
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Nobody cared if I joined the candlepin bowling team.
My father and his four brothersand the men on my mothers siderelaxed with candlepin bowling and games of whist, and then, later in life, when their children were mostly grown and their work lives mostly determined, weekend rounds of golf on inexpensive nine-hole courses.