coit

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See also: Coit and coït

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

See quoit.

Noun[edit]

coit (plural coits)

  1. Obsolete form of quoit.
    • 1602, Richard Carew, Survey of Cornwall
      children make use of in playing at coits

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To throw.
    to coit 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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for coit in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Etymology 2[edit]

Back-formation from coitus.

Noun[edit]

coit

  1. Synonym of coition

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (rare) to copulate; to mate
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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

coit

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of coeō

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French coït

Noun[edit]

coit n (plural coituri)

  1. sexual intercourse

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