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joust

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Definition a contest in which knights attempt to knock each other off horses with blunted lances

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any kind of contest
  • I saw the jousting show in Las Vegas.
jousting = a contest in which mounted knights attempt to knock each other off horses with blunted lances
  • She fell entering the final curve as the runners jousted for position.
  • "They don't joust," Marion grumbled,
    Sarah Dessen  --  Someone Like You
  • joust = a contest in which knights attempt to knock each other off horses with blunted lances
  • Sir Grummore Grummursum is on the way to challenge you to a joust.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • joust = a contest in which knights attempt to knock each other off horses with blunted lances
  • "Better than jousting in a Kansas cornfield," Percy agreed.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • In the museums there were pictures of jousting knights and harlequins with wooden swords: masked men, sad and funny.
    Tim O'Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • He rides out, then turns, running hard for the dead like a knight in a joust.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • When I saw the smile I realized verbal jousting was the only sport of Edward T. Reynolds, his only method of communication.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • Bree wanted to joust, but Kristina thought about a long walk home and put Bree back into her box.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • No, my jousting days are done, he thought as he dismounted .... but all the same, he stopped to watch a while.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Feast For Crows
  • And then your Highness will begin to learn how to tilt and joust.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • "Five days of jousting were planned," she said.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Storm of Swords
  • I backed Ser Jaime in the jousting, along with half the court.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Game of Thrones
  • The little men were done up in wooden armor, miniature knights preparing for a joust.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Dance With Dragons
  • Jamie made a game of it, of course, running up and down between the flapping fabrics, pretending he was a knight at a joust.
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • And if ye think that I be weary, and ye have an appetite to joust with me, I shall find you jousting enough.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume II
  • "Will you joust today, my lord?" she asked him.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Clash of Kings
  • I will well, said Arthur, and rode fast after the sword, and when he came home, the lady and all were out to see the jousting.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I
  • I will well, said Arthur, and rode fast after the sword, and when he came home, the lady and all were out to see the jousting.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D'Arthur
  • Most folks were right-handed, and back then a man wanted to keep his sword or jousting pole closest to his enemy.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day

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