duckpin

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noun duck·pin \-ˌpin\

Definition of duckpin

  1. 1 :  a small bowling pin shorter than a tenpin but proportionately wider at mid-diameter

  2. 2 duckpins plural in form but singular in construction :  a bowling game using duckpins

Circa 1911

First Known Use of duckpin

circa 1911

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