candlepin

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noun can·dle·pin \-ˌpin\

Definition of candlepin

  1. 1 :  a slender bowling pin tapering toward top and bottom

  2. 2 plural but sing in constr :  a bowling game using candlepins and a smaller ball than that used in tenpins

1901

First Known Use of candlepin

1901


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