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 (joust, jŭst, jo͞ost) also just (jŭst)
a. A combat between two mounted knights or men-at-arms using lances; a tilting match.
b. jousts A series of tilting matches; a tournament.
2. A personal competition or combat suggestive of combat with lances: a politician who relishes a joust with reporters.
intr.v. joust·ed, joust·ing, jousts also just·ed or just·ing or justs
1. To engage in mounted combat with lances; tilt.
2. To engage in a personal combat or competition.

[Middle English, from Old French juste, from juster, to joust, from Vulgar Latin *iūxtāre, to be next to, from Latin iūxtā, close by; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.]

joust′er n.
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All round the arena rose the cries of itinerant merchants: 'Iced malvoisie,' 'Score-cards; ye cannot tell the jousters without a score-card.' All was revelry and excitement.
Instead, Delirious Jouster is adding fuel to the fire, making the dire situation all the more disastrous.
Particularly because we never saw it coming - not a good phrase now that I'm nearly a professional jouster.
Whilst various safety measures have been introduced during the sports history, what hasn't changed is the athletic speed and power of the mounted jouster.
(6) To some observers, the combat seems to be an unequal one inasmuch as the forces of carnival, led by a corpulent jouster riding upon a huge cask of ale and armed with a pig's head and sausages on a spit, appear certain to overwhelm the outnumbered followers of an emaciated lent, seated upon a flimsy toy cart pulled by a monk and a nun and nourished on meager rations of mussels, pretzels, and waffles.
Sarah takes part in competitions all over the world, and became the highest ranked female jouster in the world
FOR the first time ever, a female jouster is to take part in Kenilworth Castle's Grand Medieval Joust.
To cast aside in the manner of a spent medieval jouster, shedding armour, while crying 'mon dieu, je suis tres glad to get that bloody lot off!' (As historians will know, most medievals spoke Franglish.) My bra zone is equally well organised.
ThE Norfolk annals were being scoured to recall the last time there was an Irishtrained winner on the North Denes after Jouster did the business in the 6f maiden handicap.
We're in a press room at Madison Square Garden in New York, where Shane Adams, the show's genial ringmaster and a champion jouster himself, has arranged to put on a demonstration at halftime during a bullriding event.
Ripper Moore of Dexter, a professional jouster for 16 years and two-time world champion, coaches the Red Team in the series that was filmed last summer and early fall in Jackson, Miss.