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Definition of Quoit

Quoit
Quoit Quoit, n. [OE. coite; cf. OF. coitier to spur, press, (assumed) LL. coctare, fr. L. coquere, coctum, to cook, burn, vex, harass, E. cook, also W. coete? a quoit.] 1. (a) 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. (b) pl. A game played with quoits. --Shak. 2. The discus of the ancients. See Discus. 3. A cromlech. [Prov. Eng.] --J. Morley.
Quoit
Quoit Quoit, v. i. To throw quoits; to play at quoits. To quoit, to run, and steeds and chariots drive. --Dryden.
Quoit
Quoit Quoit, v. t. To throw; to pitch. [Obs. or R.] --Shak.

Meaning of Quoit from wikipedia

- Quoit may refer to: Quoit, a single-chambered megalithic tomb, also called a Dolmen Quoit (brooch), a pre-medieval type of brooch A ring used in the game...
- Trethevy Quoit (Cornish: Koyt Tredhewi) is a well-preserved megalithic structure that lies between St Cleer and Darite in Cornwall, United Kingdom. It...
- Lanyon Quoit is a dolmen in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, 2 miles southeast of Morvah. It collapsed in a storm in 1815 and was re-erected nine years...
- Zennor Quoit is a ruined megalithic burial chamber or dolmen, located on a moor about a mile (1.6 km) east of the village of Zennor, Cornwall, England...
- Chûn Quoit is one of the best preserved of all Neolithic quoits (also called dolmens or cromlechs) in western Cornwall, United Kingdom. Chûn Quoit is located...
- Mulfra Quoit (grid reference SW451353) is a Neolithic dolmen in the county of Cornwall in England. It stands on Mulfra Hill to the north of the hamlet...
- Trethevy Quoit - one of the best-preserved in Cornwall, UK dated to around 3500–2500 BCE Chûn Quoit in Cornwall, UK, about 2400 BCE Zennor Quoit in Cornwall...
- are awarded for a quoit landing cleanly over the pin, two points for a quoit landing cleanly in the dish, and one point for a quoit landing cleanly on...
- Giant's Quoit', 'The Giant's Frying Pan', 'Pendarvis Quoit' and 'Pendarves Quoit'. It collapsed in 1966 and was re-erected in 2014. Carwynnen Quoit is one...
- King's Quoit is a Neolithic burial chamber in Manorbier, 5 miles (8.0 km) east of Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales. It is a scheduled monument. The cromlech...