quoits

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quoit

 (kwoit, koit)
n.
1. quoits(used with a sing. verb) A game in which players toss rings of metal, rope, or rubber at a stake, trying to get each ring to land with the stake through its center or close to the stake.
2. One of the rings used in this game.

[Middle English coyte, flat stone, quoit, from Old French coilte, coite, from Latin culcita, cushion.]

quoits

(kɔɪts)
pl n
(Games, other than specified) (usually functioning as singular) a game in which quoits are tossed at a stake in the ground in attempts to encircle it
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quoits - a game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling itquoits - a game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it
leaner - (horseshoes) the throw of a horseshoe so as to lean against (but not encircle) the stake
ringer - (horseshoes) the successful throw of a horseshoe or quoit so as to encircle a stake or peg
outdoor game - an athletic game that is played outdoors
Translations
kroužky
ringspil
karikadobó játék
kasthringaleikur
žiedų mėtymas į taikinius
gredzenu mešana uz mērķi
hádzanie krúžkov na kolík
halka oyunu

quoits

[ˈkɔɪts] npljeu m du palet

quoits

n singWurfringspiel nt; to play quoitsWurfring spielen

quoits

(koits) , ((American) kwoits) noun singular
a game in which rings of metal, rope etc, called quoits, are thrown on to one or more small rods or hooks.