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chita (1), chito (1) (Noun) "wooden stake (used in quoits)," "quoits"
Chita, very early 17th cent; chito 17th cent. Original name of the game quoits. The origin is uncertain and likely from children slang, although a possible cognate in Galician hints the word may have originally meant "wooden stake used to mark real property boundaries."
Indo-European
Romance
Galician chito "wooden stake used to mark border boundaries"