noun Chiefly British.
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Origin of skittle
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Example sentences from the Web for skittle
There was also a skittle alley attached to the pub and no charge was made for the use of it.The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists|Robert Tressell
He pictured himself to be coming out of a Skittle Yard in his rusty round cap.Rowlandson's Oxford|A. Hamilton Gibbs
Take my blessing, and stand not on the order of your going to it,—but skittle!In the Onyx Lobby|Carolyn Wells
I seed Old Missy parch coffee in a skittle, and it good coffee, too.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves.|Work Projects Administration
So he sat for half an hour, quite motionless, and looking all the while like nothing so much as a great Dutch Pin or Skittle.Barnaby Rudge|Charles Dickens