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The result was rather bad for the Turks; they went down like a lot of ninepins before Mole's railway-like progression.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng
Three Brazilians went down like ninepins; the rest turned and fled precipitately.Martin Rattler|R.M. Ballantyne
Tom Richardson, the last man in for England, made sixty-two, while some who shall be nameless went down like ninepins in the van.Witching Hill|E. W. Hornung
Russian fortresses continued for another month to fall like ninepins before the Austro-German armies.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
To quote one of our Fusiliers, "they fell like ninepins" at each discharge.Dixmude|Charles Le Goffic