Definitions for quoitkwɔɪt, kɔɪt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word quoit

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


  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.]


  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.

Anagrams for quoit »

  1. Quito, toqui

  2. Quito

  3. Toqui

Images & Illustrations of quoit


Find a translation for the quoit definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these quoit definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"quoit." STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 12 Feb. 2016. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for quoit? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for quoit:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.