kayles

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English keyles, plural of Middle English keil (see Dutch kegel, German Kegel, Danish kegle, and Swedish kegla).

Noun[edit]

kayles (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable, obsolete or dialect) The game of skittles or ninepins.
  2. (uncountable, game theory) A simple impartial game in combinatorial game theory, in which players take turns to knock out one pin or two adjacent pins from a line of imagined bowling pins.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (game of skittles): kails

Noun[edit]

kayles

  1. plural of kayle

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