duckpins :

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  • n  a bowling game using a pin smaller than a tenpin but proportionately wider
  • n  a bowling pin that is short and squat by comparison with a tenpin

  • There he sets up housekeeping with an island mate (throughout the tale Ben knocks the women over like duckpins and rather enjoys saying so) and becomes something of a chieftain.
  • He'll not out-nifty anybody, but with his size he bowls over the de fense like duckpins.
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    — Yankee Lanes in Brunswick is a tenpin bowling center, not duckpins. Because of a reporting error, a story on Page A1 of Tuesday’s edition was incorrect. — Harpswell selectmen will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday to discuss buying property adjacent to the town landing. Because of a reporting error, the day was incorrect in a story on Page A3 Friday. read more
    Oct. 16, 2013 - The Times Record

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