ten-strike

[ ten-strahyk ]
/ ˈtɛnˌstraɪk /

noun

Tenpins. a strike.
Informal. any stroke or act that is completely successful.

Origin of ten-strike

First recorded in 1830–40
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ten-strike


noun

tenpin bowling another word for strike (def. 40)
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