And when I passed the refreshment stand on the way out of the theater, I could not help but think of skittles.
When a deal is about to close at work, is there always a bag of skittles within reach?
Martin had just taken a trip to a convenience store for a bag of skittles candy and a can of drink.
Martin was unarmed save for a pack of skittles and an ice tea.
In the evening, he left to walk less than a mile to the 7-Eleven to get a can of soda and a bag of skittles for Chad.
It was not all shore-leave, but there was skittles now and then for the deserving and good-conduct men.
"They received me and my news as one receives a dog in a game of skittles," said he in conclusion.
The children as good as usual, and even skittles jolly to the last.
Bless me, everything's beer and skittles with you just at present then!
A door that does not fulfil its destiny might just as well be something else, skittles, or a pump, or—other things.
game played with nine pins, 1630s, plural of skittle, the word for the pins used in the game, probably from a Scandinavian source (cf. Danish and Norwegian skyttel "shuttle, child's toy"). But OED says there is no evidence of a connection.