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skittle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other games
skittleskit‧tle /ˈskɪtl/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 skittles2 [countable]DGO one of the objects you roll the ball at in the game of skittles
Examples from the Corpus
skittleOther facilities include a bar, an excellent restaurant, swimming pool, fitness room, sauna, solarium & skittle alley.That for an hour, then a skittle of milk and the chalky Pyramids rubbed into dust.Corstorphine Inn A jolly place for beers and skittles.The occasional pint of beer at skittles night is allowed too.Trueman's show was an homage to pub sports-bar billiards, darts, skittles and shove ha'penny.With a last desperate heave the steel door slammed shut, slicing off the row of fingers like falling skittles.He was almost without shoulders, reminding Shamlou of a tenpin skittle.
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