quoit

noun
\ˈkȯit, ˈkwȯit, ˈkwāt \

Definition of quoit 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

2 quoits plural in form but singular in construction : 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

quoit

verb
quoited; quoiting; quoits

Definition of quoit (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to throw like a quoit

First Known Use of quoit

Noun

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1597, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quoit

Noun

Middle English coite

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quoin

quoin post

quoit

quoiter

quokka

quoll

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quoit

noun

English Language Learners Definition of quoit

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

quoit

noun
\ˈkȯit, ˈkwȯit, ˈkwāt\

Kids Definition of quoit

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

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