Definition of beer and skittles

: a situation of agreeable ease won't be all beer and skittles

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First Known Use of beer and skittles

1855, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of beer and skittles was in 1855

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“Beer and skittles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beer%20and%20skittles. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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