hastilude

noun
has·​ti·​lude | \ ˈhastəˌlüd \
plural hastiludes\ -​dz \ or hastiludia\ ˌ⸗⸗ˈlüdēə \

Definition of hastilude

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

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History and Etymology for hastilude

Medieval Latin hastiludium, from Late Latin hasti- (from Latin hasta spear) + -ludium (from Latin ludus play, sport)

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“Hastilude.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hastilude. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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