from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To throw, as a stone.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A quoit.
- transitive v. To throw, as a stone. [Obs.] See quoit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as quoit.
Insularum, quas innumeras lateque patentes spargit, clarissimam, lævo alveo Astabores dictus est, hoc est, ramus aquæ venientis è tenebris; dextero veto Astusapes, quod latentis significationem adjicit, nec ante, quam ubi rursum coit, Nilua dictus est.
Every composition of them in this matter is, “Male sarta gratia nequicquam coit et rescinditur.”
*  Male sarta gratia nequicquam coit et rescinditur
That garment was always known after as "the hallelujah coit."
And away he went out into the darkness and rain shouting, "A Hallelujah top coit!"
= Similar wording at vii 7 'ipse uides certe glacie concrescere Pontum', _Tr_ II 196 'maris astricto quae coit unda gelu', and _Tr_ III x 37.
= The same phrase in the same position (leaving space for the disyllable) at _EP_ III iii 26 'et coit astrictis _barbarus
A.D. 455; the name has also been derived from Celtic _Ked-coit_, that is, the tomb in the wood.
Were you a native of Greece, where to exhibit in the public games [e] is an honourable employment; and if the gods had bestowed upon you the force and sinew of the athletic Nicostratus [f]; do you imagine that I could look tamely on, and see that amazing vigour waste itself away in nothing better than the frivolous art of darting the javelin, or throwing the coit?
The pseudo-Michael Scot among the _Signa mulieris calidæ naturæ et quæ coit libenter_ stated that her hair, both on the head and body, is thick and coarse and crisp, and Della Porta, the greatest of the physiognomists, said that thickness of hair in women meant wantonness.
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