Definitions for quoitkwɔɪt, kɔɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
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.
a ring used in the game of quoits.
(v.t.)to throw like a quoit.
Origin of quoit:
1350–1400; ME coyte, of obscure orig.
game equipment consisting of a ring of iron or circle of rope used in playing the game of quoits
a flat disc of metal or stone thrown at a target in the game of quoits
a ring of rubber or rope similarly used in the game of deck-quoits
the flat stone covering a cromlech
Origin: coyte, from coite, from culcita.
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
a game played with quoits
the discus of the ancients. See Discus
to throw quoits; to play at quoits
to throw; to pitch
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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