tilt·​yard | \ ˈtilt-ˌyärd How to pronounce tiltyard (audio) \

Definition of tiltyard

: a yard or place for tilting contests

Examples of tiltyard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the royal court was demolished during the reign of Charles II, and the precise location of the jousting yard, or tiltyard, was believed to be lost to time. Nora Mcgreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, "Researchers Find Remnants of Jousting Field Where Henry VIII Almost Died," 6 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of tiltyard

1528, in the meaning defined above

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11 Nov 2020

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“Tiltyard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tiltyard. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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