Joust

Definition of Joust

Pronunciation: joust or jŭst; 277
v. i.1.To engage in mock combat on horseback, as two knights in the lists; to tilt.
For the whole army to joust and tourney.
- Holland.
2.To engage in a competition involving one-to-one struggle with an opponent.
n.1.A tilting match; a mock combat on horseback between two knights in the lists or inclosed field.
Gorgeous knights at joust and tournament.
- Milton.
2.Any competition involving one-to-one struggle with an opponent.

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