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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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