hastilude

noun has·ti·lude \ˈhastəˌlüd\

Definition of hastilude

plural

hastiludes

\-dz\ or

hastiludia

  1. :  a medieval joust :  spear play one sport called hastiludes was no less dangerous than war itself — W. H. Dixon

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Origin and Etymology of hastilude

Medieval Latin hastiludium, from Late Latin hasti- (from Latin hasta spear) + -ludium (from Latin ludus play, sport) — more at yard, ludicrous


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