English version

ninepins

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports, Other games
ninepinsnine‧pins /ˈnaɪnˌpɪnz/ noun [uncountable]  1 DSODGOa game in which you roll a ball at nine bottle-shaped objects to try to hit them so that they fall2 drop/go down like ninepins
Examples from the Corpus
ninepinsMen and horses went down like ninepins before them, in a tangle of waving limbs, flailing hooves and broken lances.
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