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Synonyms for quoits

a game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it

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The work will include, but will not necessarily be limited to, providing all labor, materials, equipment, and appurtenances for the construction of the following: Construction of a building expansion for restroom facilities, one baseball/softball field, playground, two parking lots, stormwater facilities, shuffleboard, horseshoe pits, bocce ball, quoits, amphitheater seating, picnic pavilion, gazebo and other amenities as further described in the contract documents.
This promises to be a great family fun event and visitors will be encouraged to try their skills at hopscotch, quoits, skipping, whip and top, diabolo, Ludo, marbles and other old fashioned entertainments
Jacques Garden Games royal quoits set [euro]41, ro deluxe badminton set [euro]82, family garden dominoes set [euro]60, family rounders set [euro]52, Magnum tumble tower game [euro]60, Johnlewis.
Bowls, quoits, tennis, football and many other games have their origins going back hundreds if not thousands of years.
The exhibition sheds light on the ritualistic world of quoits, which involves throwing metal rings - the quoits - at a pin set in mud or clay.
Salmond," said the PM, "Wants to have this referendum on the eve of Bannockburn, after the Commonwealth Games, on a day when Scotland has beaten England at rugby, football, cricket and deck quoits.
TBI Solicitors and Greig Cavey Commercial Agents have worked together to secure the future of an amateur Quoits Club.
PUBGAMESIndoor Quoits AN indoor version of the popular outdoor game has thrived along the border between Wales and England.
After encountering difficult preliminary-round matches, they maintained their winning streak at home to Hartlepool Rovers Quoits, running out 5-3 victors to make it through to round two.
MEMBERS of the Welsh Quoits team will exhibit their skills in an indoor exhibition at the National Pavilion of Wales in Pontrhydfendigaid on Saturday, November 28.
I'm not quite sure what deck quoits are, but they sound ruddy boring.
It is an ideal opportunity for youngsters - and their parents - to try out traditional games including hopscotch, skittles, croquet, quoits, battledore and shuttlecock.
Once all 4 quoits have been thrown, if no ringers have been scored, the player with the closest quoit scores one point or, where both quoits from the same player lie closest, scores 2 points.
Although quoits is now usually only played in beer gardens or packaged as a novelty game in much the same way as croquet, it was once a hugely popular and competitive sport enjoyed by working men throughout the British Isles.
Each year the club elected an honourable lady patroness, who was allowed to attend dinners, but not throw quoits.