- nAustralianthe anus. A coinage inspired by the ear-lier ring.
Contemporary slang . 2014.
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Quoit — (kwoit or koit), 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… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Quoit — Quoit, v. i. To throw quoits; to play at quoits. [1913 Webster] To quoit, to run, and steeds and chariots drive. Dryden. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Quoit — may refer to: * Dolmen * a pre medieval type of brooch * the ring used to play the game Quoits * a chakram, a weapon resembling a gaming quoit * Quoit, Cornwall, a location in the United Kingdom … Wikipedia
Quoit — Quoit, v. t. To throw; to pitch. [Obs. or R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
quoit — [kwɔıt, kɔıt] n [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Probably from Old French coite flat stone, quoit , from Latin culcita; QUILT] 1.) quoits[U] a game in which you throw rings over a small upright post 2.) the ring that you throw in this game … Dictionary of contemporary English
quoit — quoit·er; quoit; … English syllables
quoit — [kwoit; koit] n. [ME coyte (Anglo Fr jeu de coytes), prob. < OFr coite, cushion (< L culcita: see QUILT): ? orig., a cushion target] 1. a ring of rope or flattened metal, used in the game of quoits 2. [pl., with sing. v.] a game somewhat… … English World dictionary
quoit|er — «KWOY tuhr», noun. a person who plays at quoits; a quoit thrower … Useful english dictionary
Quoit — Quoit, s. Tschakra … Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon
quoit — (n.) late 14c., curling stone, perhaps from O.Fr. coite flat stone (with which the game was originally played), lit. cushion, variant of coilte (see QUILT (Cf. quilt)). Quoits were among the games prohibited by Edward III and Richard II to… … Etymology dictionary
quoit — ► NOUN 1) a ring of iron, rope, or rubber thrown in a game to encircle or land as near as possible to an upright peg. 2) (quoits) (treated as sing. ) a game of aiming and throwing quoits. ORIGIN probably French … English terms dictionary