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BrE BrE//ˈnaɪnpɪnz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈnaɪnpɪnz//
(British English, informal) to fall down or become ill/sick in great numbers Men and horses went down like ninepins before them, in a tangle of waving limbs. There’s a lot of flu about and people are going down like ninepins.
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