Definitions for quoitkwɔɪt, kɔɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quoitkwɔɪt, kɔɪt(n.)

  1. quoits, (used with a sing. v.) a game in which rings of rope or flattened metal are thrown at an upright peg, the object being to encircle it.

    Category: Games

  2. a ring used in the game of quoits.

    Category: Games

  3. (v.t.)to throw like a quoit.

    Category: Games

Origin of quoit:

1350–1400; ME coyte, of obscure orig.

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

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.

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