quoits


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

quoits:

see horseshoe pitchinghorseshoe pitching,
game played by two or more persons using horseshoes, the object being to throw the shoes so as to encircle a vertical iron peg that is 14 in. (35.6 cm) high. Regulation courts are at least 50 ft (15 m) long and 10 ft (3 m) wide; pitching distance is 40 ft (12.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
However there was a cost to the average Englishman because other sports such as quoits and bowls were often banned.
It runs on a loop with several other films, including another from the 1970s about quoits.
West Hartlepool Rovers Quoits Club has now launched its new club on Easington Road, having relocated from Grainger Street premises following a proposed compulsory purchase order.
Also popular in Gloucestershire and Herefordshire, variations include Evesham Quoits, Table Quoits and Dobbers.
Taking part will be Welsh and British Quoits Champion Emyr Edwards, of Temple Bar, who plays for Felinfach.
Each quoit is usually an iron ring that is about 18 centimetres (7 inches) across with a 11.
However, the outbreak of war in 1939 caused a halt to international and local competitions from which the sport never recovered, but fans of the game look back to the years between the 1880s and 1930s as the 'golden age' of quoits.
Competitors have to throw quoits of varying weights as near to the prod as possible.
Jacques Garden Games royal quoits set PS35, ro deluxe badminton set PS70, family garden dominoes set PS50, family rounders set PS45, Magnum tumble tower game PS50, Johnlewis.
The second game is at the Erimus Quoits Club in Middlesbrough, when Dave Beckett of Redcar Lakes, faces Michael Rhodes of Ferryhill WMC.
QUOITS has the distinction of moving from the medieval to the industrial era with barely any changes in the character of the game or the equipment.
Racing, quoits and football all took place on the ice, and horses and their gigs were able to take to the river.