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- n. Plural form of duckpin.
- n. A game, played by bowling a small ball at such pins
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- n. a bowling game using a pin smaller than a tenpin but proportionately wider
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The object is to clear opponents out of the way while you knock down two of their duckpins that sit at the far end of the court.
He courted his wife over duckpins and also played trumpet in a swing combo, the Southland Five, until the mid-1960s.
Yours had better be pristine when I hop into your passenger seat, or I won't go bowl duckpins with you, no sirree.
I want to call them duckpins, but I'm not sure they're even fat enough to qualify.
Tonight, diminished expectations combined with Palin's known-to-be-remarkable charisma made for the speech-making equivalent of putting a champ bowler two feet in front of a set of plastic duckpins.