noun plural but singular in construction skid·dles \ˈskidəlz\

Definition of skiddles

  1. :  a game in which sticks are thrown at pins of different score value set up as the corners and center of a diamond —called also stick bowling

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Origin and Etymology of skiddles

probably blend of 2skid and skittles (plural of 1skittle)

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