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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One of the bottle-shaped pins used in bowling.

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  • noun Any of the bottle-shaped targets used in tenpin bowling.

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  • noun one of the bottle-shaped pins used in bowling

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  • Dudeism, a quasi-religion based upon the teachings of the film's antihero The Dude, has been the result of its slow-burn success and this event brings its founder Oliver Benjamin to the Idler magazine's west London slacker school for a debate on tenpin bowling, naps and kicking back.

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  • Well, button up your favorite flannel shirt, pull on your skinny jeans, and head out to Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg for local brews, food by Blue Ribbon, live bands and games of tenpin at the only LEED certified bowling alley in the world!

    Meredith Danberg-Ficarelli | Inhabitat

  • Under his stewardship, darts, tenpin bowling, poker and pool have all grown exponentially.

    Snooker Faces the Grim Reaper

  • Well, button up your favorite flannel shirt, pull on your skinny jeans, and head out to Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg for local brews, food by Blue Ribbon, live bands and games of tenpin at the only LEED certified bowling alley in the world!

    Brooklyn Bowl is the World's Only LEED Certified Bowling Alley! | Inhabitat

  • Last weekend Gerry and I took the boys out tenpin bowling, and we decided we'd stop for a spot of lunch beforehand.

    Review: Frankie & Benny's, 4 October 2008

  • But while it's not hard to see that Belgian chocolates are also a vital source of sugar and fats, or that tenpin bowling is simply war by other means, Bloom argues that these preferences are the result of what he calls "essentialism"? an awareness of what lies beneath the basic properties of things.

    How Pleasure Works by Paul Bloom

  • Last weekend Gerry and I took the boys out tenpin bowling, and we decided we'd stop for a spot of lunch beforehand.

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  • In other news, I seem to have fixed my troublesome right-elbowed tendonitis by going tenpin bowling.

    Progress and stuff

  • There was no statute on the books which said anything specific about tenpin alleys, but maintaining a public nuisance was a statutory misdemeanor.

    A History of American Law

  • There was no statute on the books which said anything specific about tenpin alleys, but maintaining a public nuisance was a statutory misdemeanor.

    A History of American Law

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