Definition of Skittle alley

1. Noun. A lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins.

Exact synonyms: Alley, Bowling Alley
Group relationships: Bowling Equipment
Generic synonyms: Lane
Terms within: Foul Line



Definition of Skittle alley

1. Noun. the long narrow building in which skittles is played ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skittle Alley

skitter
skittered
skitterier
skitteriest
skittering
skitters
skittery
skitting
skittish
skittishly
skittishness
skittishnesses
skittle
skittle-dog
skittle-dogs
skittle alley (current term)
skittle ball
skittle out
skittle pin
skittleball
skittled
skittles
skittling
skitty
skive
skived
skiver
skivered
skivering
skivers

Literary usage of Skittle alley

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1. Reports of Cases in Criminal Law Argued and Determined in All the Courts in by Edward William Cox (1890)
"At this time George Owen was present in charge of the skittle-alley, and cognisant of the acts of the men who were playing cards. ..."

2. Twenty-five Years of Detective Life by Jerome Caminada (1895)
"He had obtained work at the "skittle alley," a place well known in . ... In the course of conversation the engagement at the " skittle alley" was mentioned, ..."

3. Reports of All the Cases Decided by All the Superior Courts Relating to by Edward William Cox, Great BRitain Magistrates' cases (1889)
"The appellant's premises consisted of an ordinary inn, alehouse, and victualling-house, to which there was a skittle-alley communicating by doors and ..."

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