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  1. ninepins, skittles(noun)

    a bowling game that is played by rolling a bowling ball down a bowling alley at a target of nine wooden pins

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  1. skittles(Noun)

    a pub game in which a ball is rolled down a wooden alley in order to knock down as many of the nine skittles as possible

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  1. Skittles(verb)

    an English game resembling ninepins, but played by throwing wooden disks, instead of rolling balls, at the pins

  2. Origin: [Of Scand. origin. 159. See Shoot, v. t., and cf. Shuttle, Skit, v. t.]

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  1. Skittles

    Skittles is an old European lawn game, a variety of bowling from which ten-pin bowling, duckpin bowling, candlepin bowling, and five-pin bowling are descended. In regions of the United Kingdom the game remains a popular indoor pub game. A continental version is popular in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Other varieties of bowling are more popular in Australia, but the similar game of kegel, based on German nine-pin bowling, is popular in some areas. In Catalonia, bitlles, a local version of this game was formerly popular.


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