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joust

 (joust, jŭst, jo͞ost) also just (jŭst)
n.
1.
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.

jousting

(ˈdʒaʊstə)
n
1. (Historical Terms) history
a. the action or sport of fighting on horseback using a lance
b. (as modifier): medieval jousting tournaments.
2. (Historical Terms) (as modifier): medieval jousting tournaments.
Translations

jousting

nTurnier (→ kämpfe pl) nt; (fig)Rangeleien pl
References in classic literature ?
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.
The point about jousting struck her as particularly well taken.
Jousting definitely deserves its place at the Olympic table" Olympic gold-medal cyclist Victoria Pendleton I am a bit on the old side for television and I can't bake cakes.
Jousting definitely deserves its place at the Olympic table" - Olympic gold-medal cyclist Victoria Pendleton.
Victoria called in to Warwickshire's Kenilworth Castle to try her hand at jousting.
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As the place where Robert Dudley famously wooed Tudor England's strongest woman, Queen Elizaeth I, Kenilworth is aptly the first of four English Heritage castles to see a woman jousting against men this summer.
As the place where Robert Dudley famously wooed Tudor England's most powerful woman, Queen Elizabeth, Kenilworth is aptly the first of four English Heritage castles to see a woman jousting against men this summer.