The taproom was built in the yard beside a skittle ground, and was approached through a long passage.
But the skittle players were in the majority though there was a keen opposition.
I have gone into the skittle ground at seven o'clock in the morning, and not left it till late at night.
Take my blessing, and stand not on the order of your going to it,—but skittle!
I seed Old Missy parch coffee in a skittle, and it good coffee, too.
The murmur of voices thickened, and there was no rumbling in the skittle alley to interrupt it.
Most inns have a skittle alley, for skittles are still played in Germany by all classes.
One was an intermittent rumbling from the back premises of the inn half-way up; this meant a skittle alley.
Finally we went to a skittle ground, where we stayed for some time.
One who entices another to play at a game at which cheating rules, such as card or skittle sharping—a buttoner.