Definition of Skittle pin

1. Noun. A bowling pin of the type used in playing ninepins or (in England) skittles.

Exact synonyms: Ninepin, Skittle
Generic synonyms: Bowling Pin, Pin
Derivative terms: Skittle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skittle Pin

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

Literary usage of Skittle pin

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1. Cassell's Complete Book of Sports and Pastimes: Being a Compendium of Out by Cassell & Co, Cassell (London) (1896)
"skittle pin.(A) AND BALL (в). to get large scores at, and is not nearly so good the square. This game is more difficult with the full number of pine. ..."

2. Sun Dials and Roses of Yesterday: Garden Delights which are Here Displayed by Alice Morse Earle (1902)
"... than a skittle pin," as Cotton wrote. On page 414 is shown the dial at Wroxton Abbey, Oxfordshire, described by Mr. Blomfield in his Formal Garden as "a ..."

3. Sun Dials and Roses of Yesterday: Garden Delights which are Here Displayed by Alice Morse Earle (1902)
"... No bigger than a skittle pin," as Cotton wrote. On page 414 is shown the dial at Wroxton Abbey, Oxfordshire, described by Mr. ..."

4. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel, Johann Gottfried Flügel (1861)
"1. ninepin, skittle, pin; 2. Math, cone; 3. Gun. aim; 4. Typ. a) coin to lock up a form; b) vid. ..."

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