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- n. Plural form of candlepin.
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- n. a bowling game using slender bowling pins
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Maureen also said she overheard how he loves to bowl—candlepins, specifically—when he has the time, and that he hoped someday to have a lane in his basement, complete with an electronic ball return.
A Brunswick bowling products representative recently told Genimatas he visited Bowl-O-Rama in the '70s, saw the candlepins, and said, "This won't last - we will wipe them out."
Bowling (your choice of tenpins or traditional New England-style candlepins), bumper cars and arcade games, pinball and Bingo are just a few of the possibilities.