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quoits

noun [U] uk   us   /kwɔɪts/ /kɔɪts/
a game in which you throw rings over a small post, often played on ships
Translations of “quoits”
in Vietnamese cái vòng…
in Spanish tejo…
in Thai กีฬาโยนห่วง…
in Malaysian permainan lempar relang…
in French jeu de palet…
in German das Wurfringspiel…
in Chinese (Traditional) (常在船上玩的)擲環套樁遊戲…
in Indonesian lempar gelang…
in Chinese (Simplified) (常在船上玩的)掷环套桩游戏…
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