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kegler

[keg-ler]
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noun
  1. a participant in a bowling game, as candlepins or tenpins.
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Also keg·el·er [keg-uh-ler, keg-ler] /ˈkɛg ə lər, ˈkɛg lər/.

Origin of kegler

1930–35; < German, equivalent to Kegel (nine)pin + -er -er1
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kegler

kegeler (ˈkɛɡələ)

noun
  1. informal, mainly US a participant in a game of tenpin bowling
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Word Origin

from German, from Kegel pin, from Old High German kegil peg
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