kails

plural noun \ ˈkāəlz \

Definition of kails

British, dialectal
1 :a set of bone or wooden pins used in playing ninepins
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


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