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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Mr Tappertit drained the proffered goblet to the dregs; then thrust his hands into his pockets, and with a lowering visage walked among the skittles, while his followers (such is the influence of superior genius) restrained the ardent ball, and held his little shins in dumb respect.
('Don't quite sound like skittles, nor yet country gentleman, nor yet jewellery,' thought Mr Boffin, 'but there's no knowing.')
Archive photographs populate the walls of the skittle alley tucked away at the back of the Victoria Park pub, offering a glimpse of Cardiffyesterday.
Each took their turn on the skittle alley to prove or otherwise their throwing skills but, as has now become the norm, and despite careful concentration when taking aim, it seemed much easier to find the gap between the pins than to actually knock them down!
"The skittle man?" asks one woman he interviews, to which Jim rather rudely replies: "Not skittle, you twit - skiffle."
When your skittles are decorated, take them in the garden and set them up in a triangle shape in rows - one skittle, two skittles, three and four skittles in each row.
Skittle and Beemer are just two of the adorable pups at the shelter.
Her sister, Phyllis Sweet, said Mrs Poole was due to play skittles for the Llanbradach Social Club's women's skittle team in the nearby village of Bedwas that evening.
Raina led from the front in his farewell match as he bowled a dream spell to skittle out four top order batsmen of the Balesh Kumar XI and led his team- Raina XI to a 32-run win over in a hard fought match.
Liz, 39, managed to knock down eight of the nine pins on the skittle alley.