Candlepin

Can`dle*pin`

(?), n. (Tenpins) (a) A form of bowling pin slender and nearly straight like a candle. (b) The game played with such pins; -- in form candlepins, used as a singular.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

candlepower

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Candle power

. (Photom.) luminous intensity; illuminating power, as of a lamp, or gas flame, measured in candelas, referring to the light of a standard candle.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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