HyperDic: quoits

English > 1 sense of the word quoits:
NOUNactquoits, horseshoesa game / game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it
English > quoits: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA game / game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it.
Synonymhorseshoes
Category ofleaner(horseshoes) the throw of a horseshoe so as to lean against (but not encircle) the stake
ringer(horseshoes) the successful throw of a horseshoe or quoit so as to encircle a stake or peg
Broaderoutdoor gameAn athletic game that is played outdoors
Spanishchita, herradura, quoits, tejo
Catalanjoc de la tella

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