quintain

Definitions:

  • A post or an object mounted on a post, used as a target in jousting exercises.
  • A figure or other object to be tilted at.
  • The game or exercise of tilting at the quintain.
  • Same as <internalXref urlencoded="cinquain">cinquain</internalXref>, 2.
  • An object to be tilted at; -- called also <altname>quintel</altname>.
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