Meaning of “skittle” in the English Dictionary

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"skittle" in British English

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skittlenoun

uk /ˈskɪt.əl/ us /ˈskɪt̬.əl/
skittles [ U ]

a game played especially in Britain in which players roll a ball at objects shaped like bottles to try to knock them down and score points

[ C ] one of a set of objects shaped like bottles that are knocked down with a ball as part of a game

(Definition of “skittle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)