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
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  • 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."
  • Last season on Sunday, that afternoon's stories jousted for the public's attention with that afternoon's draw.
  • And those with a bit of daring can scramble up a climbing wall, ride a bucking bronco, fight it out on the pole or even joust.
  • Now and then a pair of lobsters, plated in Prussian blue, jousted in their underwater dungeon.
  • She had looked up 'joust' in the dictionary, and it seemed to her that in these few words was contained the kernel of her trouble. The Man Upstairs and Other Stories
  • Manchester United and Liverpool are jousting for position at the top of the football league.
  • Unable to compete with an older and more experienced jouster in the traditional contests, the two Dudleys sought to attract our attention another way. Secrets of the Tudor Court
  • Ethelred smiles a dung-eating grin, then removes a lousy French sou from his purse and drops it ceremoniously into my cup, as if he wants a freaking jousting field named after him for his piddling contribution. At the Juvenile Bubonic Plague Telethon
  • Warwick Castle has been staging jousting tournaments since the 12 th century, so they really should have the hang of it by now.
  • He has publicly jousted with the Obama administration over stimulus funding, environmental regulation and health care. Prominent Names Dip Toes in 2012 Race
  • While government and industry officials jousted over Hamaoka, the operator of the troubled Fukushima Daiichi plant reported incremental progress over the weekend in the long battle to bring the crippled reactors there under control. Japanese Power Company Chubu Declines to Shut a Working Plant
  • He loves the verbal jousting almost as much as the 90 minutes.
  • You know, I don't have that many ideas," jousted Cohen. Leonard Cohen shows there's life in the old dog yet with launch of new album
  • Adam gave his best angry glare at the jouster and they retreated.
  • Chaucer was great, the villain was definitely evil, and the jousting/action scenes were very well done.
  • A followup statement clarified that Vice Admiral Jeffrey Fowler believes the Herndon Climb may eventually be supplanted by the Sea Trials program, a 14-hour regimen of physical and mental endurance tests including "hill assault," a two-mile regimental run, simulated bridge defense and demolition, pull-ups and something called "pugil stick jousting," This year's Sea Trials is set for Tuesday. USNA reconsiders Herndon Climb
  • The oil company jousts with Esso for lead position in UK sales.
  • Mr Evans, you frequently misrepresent PMQs as some kind of joust, but as the PM has all the advantage and the usual purpose of oppostion leaders is to position themselves for the evening news, I feel you often give a poor analysis. Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?
  • The Fox version seems only lightly adulterated the jousting contestants, while still riding shopping "trolleys" rather than "carts", suddenly became Americans, but has even shittier captioning. Fox's Banzai - Anil Dash
  • This is a less aggressive mix than you might expect for a movie about knights and jousting.
  • Both involved mounted combat with lances; the former was a peaceful joust, using blunted lances and seeking to score points by splintering lances, the latter was a warlike joust, using pointed lances with unhorsing the principal aim.
  • It's a major score for Singapore's exchange, which has jousted with Hong Kong's in the last few years for the title of liveliest destination for new public companies. Manchester United Goes East
  • While Dinwiddie and the Burgesses jousted with each other, on February 17 Trent and less than fifty men reached the Forks. George Washington’s First War
  • The ancient epic had its counterpart in athletic contests just as the medieval romance had its counterpart in jousts and tournaments between knights.
  • The ancient epic had its counterpart in athletic contests just as the medieval romance had its counterpart in jousts and tournaments between knights.
  • ; and she answered, I desired to prove thy prowess afield and test thy doughtiness in tilting and jousting. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • Anne was once more pregnant but at the end of the month, alarmed by news of Henry's heavy fall at a joust, she gave premature birth to a dead son.
  • It is the ancient law of arms that if two cavaliers start to joust, and one either by maladdress or misadventure fail to meet the shock, then his arms become the property of him who still holds the lists. Sir Nigel
  • Many think the highlight of the festival is the knights reenacting the most chivalrous sport of the era: jousting.
  • Cool logo too --- the little arrows show the jouster having his lance sent upward, which leads to being knocked off the steed. I can just imagine (Jack Bog's Blog)
  • The knight was bolted into a very heavy and largely inflexible armour equipped with a lance rest; jousting almost standing in his stirrups he was virtually impregnable - which was the idea.
  • In the meantime, he tries quintain, a kind of jousting on foot, stoolball, dating from the 15th century and still played today, and jingling, where a man wearing bells is chased by a group of blindfolded women. Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph
  • As Ben Allan jokes and jousts with his irrepressible father at the old folks home, and his lethargic son in front of the television set, or conducts his deeply felt if technically chaste affair with Carla, Homel is reflecting in narrative about death and loss, desire, art and madness. The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed
  • It speaks of jousts, tournaments, wizards, falconry, enchantresses, damsels in distress, wars, quests, and the code of chivalry.
  • And, last but not least, she does not, like most people, mispronounce the word joust.
  • The oil company jousts with Esso for lead position in UK sales.
  • The long-running late-night chat shows with David Letterman (CBS) and Jay Leno (NBC) went on to poke fun at politicians routinely, even inviting them on to the shows in a kind of joust to test how much good humour they can muster in the face of the host's jabs. Adrian Monck
  • In spite of some verbal jousting on the pages of the feuilletons, Dirk Knipphals does not believe writers play any role in the election campaign.
  • The oil company jousts with Esso for lead position in UK sales.
  • He is outspoken in advocacy of the death penalty, an issue over which I have respectfully jousted with him twice.
  • Still, he's better off than the Mountain's horse, cleaved in two after a disastrous joust. Matt's TV Week in Review
  • Jousting, a sport that involves two opponents trying to unhorse each other with a lance, began in France as early as the 12th century as a way for aristocrats to polish their combat skills and validate their warrior status. Nascar's Roots May Go Way Back
  • He was an armorer and blacksmith who trained horses and jousted at Renaissance Faires. Arcane Circle
  • He speaks with jouster Fred Piraux, who is preparing for an upcoming tournament. The Return Of Jousting | Disinformation
  • Brian grinned cruelly and ran at him with his sword thrust out like a jouster.
  • There isn't a hint of jousting, sacred quests or piteous damsels.
  • A squire takes his fallen master's identity to joust in medieval combat.
  • Another blare of trumpets called the attention of the spectators, announcing that the first round of the joust would commence.
  • And if anyone wanted a little extra excitement then the Tralee Chamber had an inflatable bungee, twister and jousting games for the patrons to enjoy.
  • I swallowed hard, recalling that the man I was verbally jousting with has enjoyed his own significant share of that patronage down the years.
  • The two of them flew towards each other at breakneck speeds, like knights jousting.
  • All round the arena rose the cries of itinerant merchants: 'Iced malvoisie,' 'Score-cards; ye cannot tell the jousters without a score-card.' The Man Upstairs and Other Stories
  • Would-be knights in shining armour will be jousting for the affections of their lady-loves in tournaments harking back to the days of King Arthur.
  • This opening sprint is called the "joust," and if the respective jousters miraculously don't decapitate each other in the jockeying for first possession, the game is on. LJWorld.com stories: News
  • The ancient epic had its counterpart in athletic contests just as the medieval romance had its counterpart in jousts and tournaments between knights.
  • And it was for the avouchment of the love of that maiden that Geraint jousted for the Sparrow-Hawk at the tournament; for he said that that maiden was better entitled to the Sparrow-Hawk than this maiden who was with me. The Mabinogion Vol. 2 (of 3)
  • Another blare of trumpets called the attention of the spectators, announcing that the first round of the joust would commence.
  • But I do know that when I came with Gareth to fetch him for the joust, he was still kneeling over her body, staring at her with tearless eyes that nevertheless revealed a great sadness.
  • There was a time, not long ago, when Jaime was as good a jouster as any in the Seven Kingdoms, with a good chance to win any tourney that he entered. Trial of Seven
  • So in the summer of 1984 I started my career as a professional jouster. Brian Ruckley · Interview with the Knight
  • At the field there were lots more old-fashioned amusements, including two children's roundabouts, a coconut shy, splat the rat and pillow jousting.
  • The oil company jousts with Esso for lead position in UK sales.
  • He was an armorer and blacksmith who trained horses and jousted at Renaissance Faires. Arcane Circle
  • The transaction generated six pieces of paper, each as long as a jouster's lance.
  • The five events of the contest were the iron cross, the dumbbell carry, the Humvee pull, the tire-flip and the joust.
  • Do not be afraid of disappearing into a fantasy land of castles, maidens and jousting knights for an hour or two.
  • The practice arena was for the jousters and swordsmen.
  • So he decides to pretend he's the knight and enter a big old jousting tournament.
  • It speaks of jousts, tournaments, wizards, falconry, enchantresses, damsels in distress, wars, quests, and the code of chivalry.
  • Medieval knights developed lancing for jousting as well as for open charges, and by the 14th and 15th centuries they'd added vamplates to the lances and lance rests to their breastplates.
  • Joan interrupted their verbal jousting by stepping forward and taking the bottle out of Zeke's hand.
  • Jouster Ari finally took him aside and warned him that he could choose between Nem-teth catching all of his arrows, or breaking Nem-teth of catching all arrows. Joust
  • He loves this verbal jousting as a dodge for his academic laziness.
  • Another Like You," a politically charged duet with singer Cary Ann Hearst, rivals the jousting byplay of John Prine and Iris Dement's "In Spite of Ourselves. Album review: Hayes Carll's "KMAG YOYO (& Other American Stories)"
  • They gurn at their rivals and joust with their multi-colored bills. A Year on the Wing
  • The oil company jousts with Esso for lead position in UK sales.
  • We do all the medieval arts like jousting and sparring, things of that nature.
  • Joan is hanging about with Antigone, and Arthur and Lance are jousting.
  • As he ended speaking he drew back, and Gascoyne, mounting upon a stool, covered his friend's head and bascinet with the great jousting helm, making fast the leathern points that held it to the iron collar. Men of Iron
  • The entertainment lasted several days with fine banquets, jousting and spectacular firework displays.
  • Eleanor was amazed at how easily this mysterious knight had unhorsed the yellow knight, and she found that despite her earlier feelings towards jousting, she really did want to see more of this jousting tournament.
  • It speaks of jousts, tournaments, wizards, falconry, enchantresses, damsels in distress, wars, quests, and the code of chivalry.
  • In the thunder of the hunt today we hear echoes of the joust, the tourney and the cavalry charge.
  • The joust was a contest between two knights; the tournament, between two bands of knights. Early European History
  • Et, si veulx pareilement, y pourras adjouster ung peu de saffran pour donner couleur. Savoring The Past
  • It was Christmas at Arthur's court in Camelot, and all of the gracious lords and worthy, noble knights had gathered for a fifteen day Christmas celebration, complete with jousting tourneys, singing, dancing, and feasting.
  • Bruce also does an accurate job of reporting the political joustings among the Army generals for the new American Army soon to be fielded.
  • Such a great acting showcase for both Anthony Stewart Head and David Tennant as they "jousted" in the pool area.... TEN FOR TEN: MY FAVORITE ALIENS
  • To find out whether this influenced the winning strategies, I found myself with my new portable computer and Karl in a room of Rosen-burg Castle, a fabulous medieval heap in lower Austria, complete with an arcaded yard that was once used for jousting. SuperCooperators
  • A man who looked this athletic was certain to be a champion jouster. Secrets of the Tudor Court
  • Even in law school, perhaps the place more than any other where sheer cleverness is prized and love of argument for its own sake is fundamental to the culture, he was not much interested in academic jousting. Getting to Know Him
  • An election campaign between an incumbent president and a Senate majority leader is bound to be fought out in legislative jousting.
  • There is a medieval theme and entertainment including knights, jousting and brass bands.
  • I have a feeling that these guys don't have insurance, and are extremely overcautious when jousting.

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