joust

[ UK /d‍ʒˈa‍ʊst/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒaʊst/ ]
VERB
  1. joust against somebody in a tournament by fighting on horseback
NOUN
  1. a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
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How To Use joust In A Sentence

  • But an I wist ye would be my better lady, at that tournament I will be, so that ye will keep my counsel and let no creature have knowledge that I shall joust but yourself, and such as ye will to keep your counsel, my poor person shall I jeopard there for your sake, that, peradventure, Sir Palamides shall know when that I come. Le Morte d'Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory's book of King Arthur and of his noble knights of the Round table
  • A Pembrokeshire man, he established his reputation as a jouster and was knighted at Edward VI's coronation.
  • The first team to dismount one of the opposing team's penguins with a jousting lance is declared the winner.
  • An election campaign between an incumbent president and a Senate majority leader is bound to be fought out in legislative jousting.
  • Israel _izrael_, not _issrael_ jeans _janes_ joust _just_ or _joost_ larynx _lar'inx'_ or _la'rinx_, not _larnix_ literature _literature_, or _choor_ Practical Grammar and Composition
  • For the first purpose it is seldom mounted with a sharp "Point of War" and never sharpened for the purpose of recreating a medieval joust .
  • Along with their other accessories, the warriors' elaborate dress suggests that they brought both wealth and pageantry to combat, which Donnan likens to medieval jousts.
  • [T] his engaging read, or read-aloud, is" joust "the ticket for all young fans of non-gender-specific knightly valor. Igraine The Brave by Cornelia Funke: Book summary
  • Only the nobility were allowed to take part in jousting tournaments though Henry VIII had to retire from the sport as he was seriously injured in a jousting tournament in 1536.
  • Mostly I think blogs have jousting jabberwockies wonkishly jabbering through the tulgey wood, and burbling as they come. "You are also a paid astrotroller."
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