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joust

verb

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of knights in the Middle Ages to engage in battle on horseback with lances
  • The knights jousted against each other.

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joust

noun

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The first known use of joust was in the 14th century

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“Joust.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/joust. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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