Definitions for quoitkwɔɪt, kɔɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quoit(noun)

    game equipment consisting of a ring of iron or circle of rope used in playing the game of quoits

Wiktionary

  1. quoit(Noun)

    a flat disc of metal or stone thrown at a target in the game of quoits

  2. quoit(Noun)

    a ring of rubber or rope similarly used in the game of deck-quoits

  3. quoit(Noun)

    the flat stone covering a cromlech

  4. Origin: coyte, from coite, from culcita.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quoit(noun)

    a flattened ring-shaped piece of iron, to be pitched at a fixed object in play; hence, any heavy flat missile used for the same purpose, as a stone, piece of iron, etc

  2. Quoit(noun)

    a game played with quoits

  3. Quoit(noun)

    the discus of the ancients. See Discus

  4. Quoit(noun)

    a cromlech

  5. Quoit(verb)

    to throw quoits; to play at quoits

  6. Quoit(verb)

    to throw; to pitch

  7. Origin: [OE. coite; cf. OF. coitier to spur, press, (assumed) LL. coctare, fr. L. coquere, coctum, to cook, burn, vex, harass, E. cook, also W. coete a quoit.]

Freebase

  1. Quoit

    The quoit is a type of brooch popular during Saxon times. It was affixed with a single, straight, unclasped pin. It is thought to be an evolutionary link between Roman belt devices and the modern belt buckle.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Quoit

    koit, n. a heavy flat ring of iron for throwing as near as possible to one hob or pin from the other—18 to 21 yards apart—the points in the game counted as in bowls or curling: (pl.) the game played with such rings.—v.i. to throw quoits: to throw as with a quoit. [Perh. from O. Fr. coiter, to drive, which may be from L. coactārecogĕre, to force.]

Anagrams for quoit »

  1. Quito, toqui

  2. Quito

  3. Toqui

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quoit in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quoit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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