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headpin

[ hed-pin ]
/ ˈhɛdˌpɪn /
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noun Bowling.
the pin standing nearest to the bowler when set up, at the head or front of the triangle; the number 1 pin.
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Origin of headpin

First recorded in 1930–35; head + pin
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British Dictionary definitions for headpin

headpin
/ (ˈhɛdˌpɪn) /

noun
tenpin bowling another word for kingpin
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