/kɔɪt; [US] kwɔɪt; kwɔɪt/
(a) [C] ring, made of eg metal, rubber or rope, that is thrown onto an upright peg （掷向桩子用的）环（如用金属、橡胶、绳等制成的）.
(b) quoits [sing v] game in which this is done, esp when on board a ship 掷环游戏（尤指在船上玩的）
*play deck quoits 在甲板上玩掷环游戏.
[Date: 1300-1400; Origin: Probably from Old French coite 'flat stone, quoit', from Latin culcita; QUILT]
a game in which you throw rings over a small upright post
the ring that you throw in this game
a small circle made of large vertical stones in ancient times