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Quoit vs. Discus — What's the Difference?

Quoit vs. Discus — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Quoit and Discus

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Quoit

Quoits (used with a sing. verb) A game in which players toss rings of metal, rope, or rubber at a stake, trying to get each ring to land with the stake through its center or close to the stake.
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Discus

A heavy thick-centred disc thrown by an athlete, in ancient Greek games or in modern field events.
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Quoit

One of the rings used in this game.
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Discus

A small colourful South American freshwater fish with a rounded laterally compressed body, native to South America and popular in aquariums.
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Quoit

A flat disc of metal or stone thrown at a target in the game of quoits.
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Discus

A disk, typically wooden, plastic, or rubber with a metal rim, that is thrown for distance in athletic competitions.
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Quoit

A ring of rubber or rope similarly used in the game of deck-quoits.
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Discus

A track-and-field event in which a discus is thrown.
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Quoit

The flat stone covering a cromlech.
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Discus

Pl. discus Any of several small colorful South American freshwater fish of the genus Symphysodon that have a disk-shaped body and are popular in home aquariums.
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Quoit

An ancient burial mound, synonymous with dolmen.
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Discus

Something resembling a flat circular plate; a disk.
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Quoit

The discus used in ancient sports.
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Discus

A round plate-like object that is thrown for sport.
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Quoit

(intransitive) To play quoits.
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Discus

(uncountable) The athletics sport of discus throwing.
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Quoit

(transitive) To throw like a quoit.
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Discus

(plural: discus) A discus fish (genus Symphysodon)
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Quoit

A flattened ring-shaped piece of iron, to be pitched at a fixed object in play; hence, any heavy flat missile used for the same purpose, as a stone, piece of iron, etc.
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Discus

A chakram.
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Quoit

The discus of the ancients. See Discus.
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Discus

A quoit; a circular plate of some heavy material intended to be pitched or hurled as a trial of strength and skill.
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Quoit

A cromlech.
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Discus

A disk. See Disk.
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Quoit

To throw quoits; to play at quoits.
To quoit, to run, and steeds and chariots drive.
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Discus

An athletic competition in which a disc-shaped object is thrown as far as possible
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Quoit

To throw; to pitch.
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Discus

A disk used in throwing competitions
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Quoit

Game equipment consisting of a ring of iron or circle of rope used in the game of quoits
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