Skittle alley
Skittle Skit"tle, a. Pertaining to the game of skittles. [1913 Webster]

{Skittle alley}, an alley or court in which the game of skittles is played.

{Skittle ball}, a disk or flattish ball of wood for throwing at the pins in the game of skittles. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • skittle alley — noun a lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins • Syn: ↑bowling alley, ↑alley • Hypernyms: ↑lane • Part Holonyms: ↑bowling equipment • Part Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • skittle-alley — skittˈle alley noun • • • Main Entry: ↑skittle …   Useful english dictionary

  • skittle alley — noun the long narrow building in which skittles is played …   Wiktionary

  • Skittle — Skit tle, a. Pertaining to the game of skittles. [1913 Webster] {Skittle alley}, an alley or court in which the game of skittles is played. {Skittle ball}, a disk or flattish ball of wood for throwing at the pins in the game of skittles. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Skittle ball — Skittle Skit tle, a. Pertaining to the game of skittles. [1913 Webster] {Skittle alley}, an alley or court in which the game of skittles is played. {Skittle ball}, a disk or flattish ball of wood for throwing at the pins in the game of skittles.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • skittle — ► NOUN 1) (skittles) (treated as sing. ) a game played with wooden pins set up at the end of an alley to be bowled down with a wooden ball. 2) a pin used in the game of skittles. 3) (also table skittles) a game played with similar pins set up on… …   English terms dictionary

  • skittle — noun 1》 (skittles) [treated as sing.] a game played with wooden pins, typically nine in number, set up at the end of an alley to be bowled down with a wooden ball or disc.     ↘(also table skittles) a game played with similar pins set up on a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • skittle — n. & v. n. 1 a pin used in the game of skittles. 2 (in pl.; usu. treated as sing.) a a game like ninepins played with usu. nine wooden pins set up at the end of an alley to be bowled down usu. with wooden balls or a wooden disc. b (in full table… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bowling alley — noun 1. a building that contains several alleys for bowling • Hypernyms: ↑building, ↑edifice 2. a lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins • Syn: ↑alley, ↑skittle alley • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Skittles (sport) — Skittles is an old European , a variety of bowling, from which Ten pin bowling, Duckpin bowling, and Candlepin bowling in the United States, and Five pin bowling in Canada are descended. In the United Kingdom the game remains a very popular pub… …   Wikipedia

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