skittle


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skittle

1. a wooden or plastic pin, typically widest just above the base
2. a bowling game in which players knock over as many skittles as possible by rolling a wooden ball at them
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Skittles underwent a revival early in the 20th century but has come under pressure at the beginning of the 21st, prompting the launch of a Save Our Skittles campaign last year.
STRIP FOR US: Susannah and Trinny with our skittle Bev, who is the same shape as Berry, right
AN 80-year-old Coventry woman bowled away the competition to win a skittles league cup - the first woman in 34 years to do so.
This year's skittle night beat last year's fundraising total by PS50.
Neighbours even worked together to erect a 15ft-long skittles alley in the street.
The Dunchurch and District Skittles league and the Rose and Crown pub in Main Street, Wolston, had already collected pounds 2,000 for the hospital.
We are, at the moment, playing in the second division and still enjoying our skittles.
Membership of the Coventry Nine-Pin Skittle League's lunchtime group, based at the Highway Club, Fletchamstead Highway, Tile Hill, has grown nearly fivefold since the purpose-built five-lane facility was built.
A NINE PIN Skittle League in Coventry will hold an open evening for new and old members on Monday.
I would like to thank: Cambrian Flyers Skittle Team, Rhoose Social Club Skittles Team, Crescent Corner Newsagent, Demon Barbers, G & M Antoniou, Irene's Supper Bar, Park Crescent Pharmacy and Selleys, all of Park Crescent Barry.
MEMBERS of the Coventry Nine-Pin Skittle League, which marks its 50th anniversary this year, are celebrating after moving into a new home.
TOOK an incredible five wickets for one run in 28 deliveries to skittle out an Australian side requiring 46 runs with six wickets in hand.