joust

Definitions:

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  • A combat between two mounted knights or men-at-arms using lances; a tilting match.
  • A series of tilting matches; a tournament.
  • A personal competition or combat suggestive of combat with lances.
  • To engage in mounted combat with lances; tilt.
  • To engage in a personal combat or competition.
  • See <internalXref urlencoded="just">just</internalXref>, etc.
  • To engage in mock combat on horseback, as two knights in the lists; to tilt.
  • To engage in a competition involving one-to-one struggle with an opponent.
  • A tilting match; a mock combat on horseback between two knights in the lists or inclosed field.
  • Any competition involving one-to-one struggle with an opponent.
  • A <xref>tilting</xref> <xref>match</xref>: a mock combat between two mounted <xref>knights</xref> or <xref>men-at-arms</xref> using <xref>lances</xref> in the lists or enclosed field.
  • To engage in mock combat on horseback, as two <xref>knights</xref> in the <xref>lists</xref>; to <xref>tilt</xref>.
  • joust against somebody in a tournament by fighting on horseback
  • a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
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