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ninepins

1. another name for skittles
2. one of the pins used in this game
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But a captain's knock of 56no from Bridge skipper Robbie Jones was of little consolation as he watched his team-mates falling like ninepins on their way to 135 all out.
Hence, we see giant institutions falling like ninepins in the face of this financial earthquake.
There were times when the former Indian skipper stood tall, while others fell like ninepins around him.
Favourites went down like ninepins at the Yorkshire track and odds-on Tidal Bay threw away his race with a last-fence blunder.
While others were falling like ninepins his mount was making light of the awesome fences and victory looked there for the taking.
Luther and a group of other bowling enthusiasts agreed to place nine kegels in a diamond shape, and Kegelspiel, or ninepins, was born.
Ninepins finished a disappointing seventh in his most recent start, the Grade II Zeke Ferguson at Colonial Downs Oct.
However, Hafez Assad brought a new stability to the people of Syria, who had suffered under multiple governments for years, with deposed leaders falling like ninepins as one hopeless coup overtook the regime of another.
The other New Zealand, French, North American and Irish runners, Maybe Rough, Sydney Opera, Ninepins and Hill Society, were fifth, sixth, ninth and 10th respectively.
The share prices of top real estate players like DLF, Unitech, and Parsvnath Developers fell like ninepins.
But they were battle weary, and steel plants fell like ninepins as the industry was slimmed down for privatisation.