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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Joust  \Joust\,  n.  [OE.  juste,  jouste,  OF  juste,  jouste,  joste, 
  F.  joute.  See  {Joust},  v.  i.] 
  A  tilting  match;  a  mock  combat  on  horseback  between  two 
  knights  in  the  lists  or  inclosed  field.  [Written  also 
  {just}.] 
 
  Gorgeous  knights  at  joust  and  tournament.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Joust  \Joust\,  v.  i.  [OE.  justen,  jousten,  OF  jouster,  jouster, 
  joster,  F.  jouter,  fr  L.  juxta  near  to  nigh,  from  the  root 
  of  jungere  to  join  See  {Join},  and  cf  {Jostle}.] 
  To  engage  in  mock  combat  on  horseback,  as  two  knights  in  the 
  lists;  to  tilt.  [Written  also  {just}.] 
 
  For  the  whole  army  to  joust  and  tourney.  --Holland. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  joust 
  n  :  a  combat  between  two  mounted  knights  tilting  against  each 
  other  with  blunted  lances  [syn:  {tilt}] 
  v  :  joust  against  somebody  in  a  tournament  by  fighting  on 
  horseback 




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