quoit


1quoit

noun \ˈkit, ˈkwit, ˈkwāt\

quoits : a game in which players try to throw rings over a small post that is standing upright in the ground

: a ring that is used in quoits

Full Definition of QUOIT

1
:  a flattened ring of iron or circle of rope used in a throwing game
2
plural but sing in constr :  a game in which the quoits are thrown at an upright pin in an attempt to ring the pin or come as near to it as possible

Origin of QUOIT

Middle English coite
First Known Use: 15th century

2quoit

verb

Definition of QUOIT

transitive verb
:  to throw like a quoit

First Known Use of QUOIT

1597

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