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  • noun Plural form of ten-strike.


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  • The boys explained the game to me, and they also explained to me that there would be an hour's play, and that the player who scored the fewest ten-strikes in the hour would have to provide oysters and beer for the combination.

    Chapters from My Autobiography Mark Twain 1872

  • "Ben," said Jake Bradley, when the crowd had dispersed, "you've made two ten-strikes to-day.

    Ben's Nugget A Boy's Search For Fortune Horatio Alger 1865


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