Tenpins. a strike.
Informal. any stroke or act that is completely successful.
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How to use ten-strike in a sentence
“Billy had made a ten-strike in the West,” he remarked to his wife.The Brute | Frederic Arnold Kummer
If he could only find out something that Deborah Badger was particular interested in, then he believed he could make a ten-strike.Cape Cod Stories | Joseph C. Lincoln
Tom, where you made a ten-strike with the old man was in accepting that horse herd at Dodge last fall.The Outlet | Andy Adams
They had done their work in the finest American naval style, and had made a ten-strike against the German mine-layers.Dave Darrin After The Mine Layers | H. Irving Hancock
What made the particular ten-strike with us was the pride he took in that same mother.
British Dictionary definitions for ten-strike
tenpin bowling another word for strike (def. 40)
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