spare

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spare

1. a spare tyre
2. Tenpin bowling
a. the act of knocking down all the pins with the two bowls of a single frame
b. the score thus made
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The veteran dancer went spare at models Emma Noble and Emma B for making too much noise in the farmhouse.
The only school where places went spare was Smith's Wood which had just 188 applications for 253 places.