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ninepins

1. another name for skittles
2. one of the pins used in this game
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Gangsters fall like ninepins as our hero ploughs through their ranks.
The international financial crash, which has seen Edinburgh-based banks fall like ninepins, has exposed his small nation talk as the rhetoric of a false prophet.
A strong tailwind saw course records fall like ninepins, Caesar Beware looked ace, the Doncaster Cup provided a finish for the framer, Etlaala was more than useful and, on Saturday, the Leger had about it 'the smoke of battle'.