quoit

Definitions:

  • 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.
  • One of the rings used in this game.
  • To throw as a quoit; throw.
  • To throw quoits; play at quoits.
  • A flattish ring of iron, used in playing a kind of game.
  • <em>plural</em> The game played with such rings.
  • A quoit-shaped implement used as a weapon of war; a discus.
  • In <em>archaeology</em>, same as <internalXref urlencoded="dolmen">dolmen</internalXref>.
  • To throw; to pitch.
  • To throw quoits; to play at quoits.
  • None
  • 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.
  • A game played with quoits.
  • The discus of the ancients. See <er>Discus</er>.
  • A cromlech.
  • a flat <xref>disc</xref> of metal or stone thrown at a <xref>target</xref> in the game of <xref>quoits</xref>
  • a <xref>ring</xref> of <xref>rubber</xref> or <xref>rope</xref> similarly used in the game of deck-quoits
  • the flat <xref>stone</xref> covering a <xref>cromlech</xref>
  • To play at <xref>quoits</xref>.
  • game equipment consisting of a ring of iron or circle of rope used in playing the game of quoits
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