candlepin


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a bowling pin that is thin by comparison with a tenpin

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It has since become known as the city's "headquarters" of candlepin bowling, the New England version of the game, featuring thinner pins, smaller balls--and some would say--requiring more skill than the more popular version of the game.
She sat behind me at our green Formica table, arms folded as if she held the candlepin in them, even though she didn't.
Last week, Rathway was bowling alongside Pat Anderson of Worcester and the league's top bowler, Ann Frederick of Auburn at Colonial, the last-standing candlepin center in the city where the sport began in 1880.
She was an avid sports fan, enjoying sports of all kinds but especially candlepin bowling of which she belonged to a league for most of her married life until 2012.
He was an avid candlepin bowler playing in many weekly leagues including the Pro-travel league representing Mohegan-Bowl-A-Drome.
She bowled in candlepin leagues at the Mohegan Bowl-A-Drome in Webster for many years.
She enjoyed candlepin bowling, gardening, reading, and spending time with her family.
He enjoyed watching college football, civil war movies, candlepin bowling and all of the New England sports teams.
Robert was an avid candlepin bowler and softball player in his youth.
Franks real passion was candlepin bowling a sport he participated in for over 30 years,bowling as recently as 2013.
Jane was a good candlepin bowler, dancer, and an excellent card player of whist, cribbage, and poker.
Besides candlepin bowling and cross-stich she also enjoyed spending time at the Cape with her family.
He also participated golf, pool, and candlepin bowling leagues for many years.
Buddy was an avid candlepin bowler, along with his son, and once scored a 429 series at Bayberry Bowling Centerin Spencer.
I discovered in Somerville a somewhat forgotten, almost always empty bowling alley--actually candlepins, which is what we play here in Massachusetts--with a pool hall attached.