plural noun \ˈkāəlz\

Definition of kails

British, dialectal

  1. 1 :  a set of bone or wooden pins used in playing ninepins

  2. 2 usually singular in construction :  a game played with kails

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Origin and Etymology of kails

Middle English kayles; akin to Middle Dutch kegel cone, ninepin, Old High German kegil stake, peg, Old Norse kaggi keg — more at keg

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