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



    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 Originlate Middle English: probably of French origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: quoit