n.1.[?159.] Skittles.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The word "skittles", long associated with beer, is first recorded in English in 1630 while other games derived from the French "quilles" included "kayles", "cayles", "keiles", "kyles" and "skayles".
Saxophonist Steve Ajayo plays at the Old Library launch; Sabra Khan (Artsfest), Adrian Goldberg (BBC Radio WM) and Rebecca Sweeny (Artsfest); Angelo Bordomari, Elisa Alnaider and Ian Skayles; Alison Brown, Spiwe Gakura, Angie Reynolds and Judith Crouch