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pinball machine

noun
1.
the tablelike, usually coin-operated machine on which pinball is played.
Origin of pinball machine
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40
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  • Resolutely, Bart turned his back on the bewitching colors, and bent over the pinball machine.

    The Colors of Space Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • We just did a test yesterday and if he inspects this place now, we won't get enough money to build a pinball machine.

    Wait for Weight Jack McKenty

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