Definition of Quoits

1. Noun. A game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it.

Exact synonyms: Horseshoes
Examples of category: Leaner, Ringer
Generic synonyms: Outdoor Game



Definition of Quoits

1. Noun. (plural of quoit) ¹

2. Noun. A competitive game in which players throw rings, aiming to land them over vertical sticks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quoits

1. quoit [v] - See also: quoit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quoits

quoifs
quoil
quoils
quoin
quoined
quoining
quoinings
quoins
quoist
quoists
quoit
quoited
quoiter
quoiters
quoiting
quoits (current term)
quoke
quokka
quokkas
quoll
quolls
quomodo
quomodos
quondam
quondam(a)
quonk
quonked
quonking
quonks
quook

Literary usage of Quoits

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Boy's Own Book: A Complete Encyclopedia of Athletic, Scientific, Outdoor and by William Clarke (1881)
"... quoits. There is little to describe in this athletic game; though it is very amusing nevertheless. It is played with iron rings or hollow dises, ..."

2. The Jolly Book of Playcraft by Patten Beard (1916)
"THE GAME OF PLAYCRAFT quoits Material Needed to Make the Game of ... Tools Needed to Make the Playcraft quoits: a pair of scissors and some fingers. ..."

3. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"Skilled was he in sports and pastimes, 60 In the merry dance of snow-shoes, In the play of quoits and ball-play ; Skilled was he in games of hazard, ..."

4. Camp Cookery by Horace Kephart (1910)
"Fried quoits.—Make dough as for biscuit. Plant a stick slanting in the ground near the fire. ... There must be enough grease in the pan to drown the quoits. ..."

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