Simple Definition of tenpin
: one of the large bottle-shaped pieces that is knocked down with a ball in the game of tenpin bowling
Full Definition of tenpin
1 : a bottle-shaped bowling pin 15 inches high
2 plural but sing in constr : a bowling game using 10 tenpins and a large ball 27 inches in circumference and allowing each player to bowl 2 balls in each of 10 frames
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