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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances

Usage examples (40)
  • He lay unconscious for two hours and never jousted again.
  • The joust was a contest between two knights; the tournament, between two bands of knights.
  • Henin into title joust with Williams
  • 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. for more
Tutoring comment
  • When referees judged the "joust" (combat between knights using lances) "just," (fair) the crowd booed.
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