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kyykkä

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EtymologyEdit

Possibly referring to the slightly squatting position a player usually assumes when throwing the bat: see kyykky (squat).

NounEdit

kyykkä

  1. A traditional Finnish outdoor game resembling skittles, in which the aim of the game is to remove the beercan-sized wooden skittles from the playing area by throwing a bat (maila or kyykkämaila) of the size of a baseball bat at them.
  2. A skittle in this game.

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