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  • n  a bowling game that is played by rolling a bowling ball down a bowling alley at a target of nine wooden pins
  • n  a bowling pin of the type used in playing ninepins or (in England) skittles

  • Conscious of her duty as the Queen of what Napoleon called a nation of shopkeepers, regal Mary last week created fresh buying interest in ninepins, now somewhat out of fashion.
  • In his first few weeks in office they toppled about him like ninepins.
  • The blueshirted moppets of East Germany's Communist Youth Pioneers were having fun last week at a new game: bowling down ninepins labeled "Warmonger Adenauer,".
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  • Howell nails gold with brilliant opening salvo
    By Nick Mulvenney ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Reuters) - Canadian teenager Dara Howell nailed her opening run as her rivals fell like ninepins on the Rosa Khutor snow to win the first Olympic gold medal in women's freestyle skiing slopestyle at the Sochi Games on Tuesday. It is so surreal and I am so happy to win a gold medal for Canada. "This is the best moment in my entire life." Devin Logan of the ...
    Feb. 11, 2014 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Freestyle-Howell nails gold with brilliant opening salvo
    By Nick Mulvenney ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Reuters) - Canadian teenager Dara Howell nailed her opening run as her rivals fell like ninepins on the Rosa Khutor snow to win the first Olympic gold medal in women's freestyle skiing slopestyle at the Sochi Games on Tuesday. It is so surreal and I am so happy to win a gold medal for Canada. "This is the best moment in my entire life." Devin Logan of the ...
    Feb. 11, 2014 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Olympics-Freestyle-Howell nails gold with brilliant opening salvo
    (Adds quotes, details) * Howell wins first slopestyle gold * Plenty of fallers on slushy course By Nick Mulvenney ROSA KHUTOR, Russia, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Canadian teenager Dara Howell nailed her opening run as her rivals fell like ninepins on the Rosa Khutor snow to win the first Olympic gold medal in women's freestyle skiing slopestyle at the Sochi Games on Tuesday. It is so surreal and I am so ...
    Feb. 11, 2014 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

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