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joust:

see tournamenttournament
or tourney,
in the Middle Ages, public contest between armed horsemen in simulation of real battle. In this military game, which flourished from the 12th to the 16th cent., combatants were frequently divided into opposing factions, each led by a champion.
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joust

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a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with lances. A tournament consisted of a series of such engagements
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More than 1,000 guests were present to honour local hero Sir Rhys ap Thomas who was celebrating his admission to the Order of the Garter by holding a grand jousting tournament.
More than 5,000 people are expected to descend on Tynemouth's picturesque priory to witness the contest of bravery and skill ( an indication of the sport's growing popularity with 21st century audiences 500 years after jousting tourneys were last seen in Europe.
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WARWICK Castle is celebrating the return of the majestic mediaeval sport of jousting by offering Birmingham Mail readers a 2-for-1 ticket to come along and enjoy all the fun and adventure of Britain's Ultimate Castle.
Warwickshire Museum in Market Place, Warwick, is hosting a dramatic display of paintings by Leamingtonbased artist Noreen Mason and armour worn by The Knights of Middle England, a modern-day jousting team who aim to bring medieval life into the 21st century.
The noble of art of jousting is returning to Wales, 500 years after the nation's last great tournament.
Loves: Spending his weekends dressed in armour competing in jousting contests.