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

:  a flattened ring of iron or circle of rope used in a throwing game
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



Definition of QUOIT

transitive verb
:  to throw like a quoit

First Known Use of QUOIT

QUOIT Defined for Kids


noun \ˈkit, ˈkwit, ˈkwāt\

Definition of QUOIT for Kids

:  a ring (as of rope) tossed at a peg in a game (quoits)


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