EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NINEPINS
Treat men as pawns and ninepins and you shall suffer as well as they.
Margaret hunted about in the attic, and found a box of ninepins.
Peter was silently appointed to set up the ninepins for them.
The Indians fell like ninepins, but there were always more to come on.
Had any one had the courage to do so, they would have gone down like a row of ninepins.
So thought not the City Guard, four of whom went down like ninepins.
What a shindy you have made, bowling us all down like ninepins!
You will find no playing at bowls or ninepins here, as you probably imagine.
Treat men as pawns and ninepins, and you shall suffer as well as they.
But our fire was too much for them; they fell like a row of ninepins.