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Miss Fox obligingly unfastened the frying-pan, and shied it, quoit-like, down the table to her hostess.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
Planorbis (Gyraulus) nautileus is very small; quoit-shaped, with the upper side flat.
OUR BRITISH SNAILSJOHN WILLIAM HORSLEY
He was more impressed by Marshall's gayety and unrestraint at the Quoit Club than by anything else he noted.
During the game a dispute arose between two players "as to the quoit nearest the meg."
Pallas too does not fail him, she marks his superiority in the throw of his quoit, and thus inspires him with courage.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
Whereupon he took a quoit, heavier far than such as the Phacians were wont to throw, and sent it with a whirl.
STORIES OF THE OLD WORLDALFRED JOHN CHURCH
He reaches for his quoit and hurling it through the air, slays Sisupala on the spot.
But a gust of wind came from the sea and carried the quoit aside, far beyond all the rest.
Cristal Nixon may say his worst on thee; but thou art a civil gentleman for all him; and a quoit man wi' woman folk loike.'
RED GAUNTLETSIR WALTER SCOTT
The hero afterwards fulfilled the oracle by killing his grandfather, whom he did not know, by an accidental blow of a quoit.
THE STUDENT'S MYTHOLOGYCATHERINE ANN WHITE

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