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synonyms for ninepins

  • bowls
  • candlepins
  • duckpins
  • skittles
  • kegling
  • lawn bowling
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How to use ninepins in a sentence

The result was rather bad for the Turks; they went down like a lot of ninepins before Mole's railway-like progression.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Three Brazilians went down like ninepins; the rest turned and fled precipitately.
MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE
Tom Richardson, the last man in for England, made sixty-two, while some who shall be nameless went down like ninepins in the van.
WITCHING HILLE. W. HORNUNG
Russian fortresses continued for another month to fall like ninepins before the Austro-German armies.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
To quote one of our Fusiliers, "they fell like ninepins" at each discharge.
DIXMUDECHARLES LE GOFFIC
With a box of ninepins very much the same game can be played.
WHAT SHALL WE DO NOW?: FIVE HUNDRED GAMES AND PASTIMESDOROTHY CANFIELD FISHER
Wish my dress would stay up on my shoulders, and that it was not too nice for me to get on the floor to play ninepins.
LITTLE FERNS FOR FANNY'S LITTLE FRIENDSFANNY FERN
Sometimes they play together at ninepins, rolling the ball through a little gate.
PEEPS AT MANY LANDS: ANCIENT EGYPTJAMES BAIKIE
At last the Sheriff seized the whip and lashed the whipper, then turned to the row of ninepins and delivered the lashes.
CURIOUS PUNISHMENTS OF BYGONE DAYSALICE MORSE EARLE
Four or five, as the runner neared, sprang out to intercept, but flew apart like ninepins.
DRAGON'S BLOODHENRY MILNER RIDEOUT
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WORDS RELATED TO NINEPINS

  • bowls
  • candlepins
  • duckpins
  • kegling
  • lawn bowling
  • ninepins
  • skittles
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.