coit

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See quoit.

Noun[edit]

coit (plural coits)

  1. (obsolete) A quoit.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Carew to this entry?)

Verb[edit]

coit (third-person singular simple present coits, present participle coiting, simple past and past participle coited)

  1. (obsolete) To throw, as a stone.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Etymology 2[edit]

Back-formation from coitus.

Verb[edit]

coit (third-person singular simple present coits, present participle coiting, simple past and past participle coited)

  1. To have sexual intercourse; to mate.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

coit

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of coeō