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Synonyms for ninepins

a bowling game that is played by rolling a bowling ball down a bowling alley at a target of nine wooden pins


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But this one was wet at both ends and wickets fell like ninepins, 19 going down in the day on this classy 'sticky dog' of a pair hung on to seal a one-wicket victory.
On Wednesday and Thursday seeded players fell like ninepins to such an extent that Nigel Edwards was the only seed remaining in the quarter-finals on Friday morning.
On that occasion seeds fell like ninepins, with many fancied contenders clearly ill at ease with the alterations thrust on them.
And that's just as well for Scotland, because his countrymen fell like ninepins yesterday.
The share prices of top real estate players like DLF, Unitech, and Parsvnath Developers fell like ninepins.