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Definition of quoit noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    quoit

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//kɔɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kɔɪt//
     
    ; BrE BrE//kwɔɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kwɔɪt//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] a ring that is thrown onto a small post in the game of quoits
  2. 2 quoits [uncountable] a game in which rings are thrown onto a small post
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: probably of French origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: quoit