combat+.+joust

  • 1 joust — [joust; jo͞ost, just] n. [ME jouste < OFr < jouster: see JOUST the vi.] 1. a combat with lances between two knights on horseback; esp., such a formal combat as part of a tournament 2. [pl.] a tournament vi. [ME justen < OFr jouster,… …

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  • 2 Joust — (joust or j[u^]st; 277), v. i. [OE. justen, jousten, OF. jouster, jouster, joster, F. jouter, fr. L. juxta near to, nigh, from the root of jungere to join. See {Join}, and cf. {Jostle}.] 1. To engage in mock combat on horseback, as two knights in …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Joust — Joust, n. [OE. juste, jouste, OF. juste, jouste, joste, F. joute. See {Joust}, v. i.] 1. A tilting match; a mock combat on horseback between two knights in the lists or inclosed field. [Written also {just}.] [1913 Webster] Gorgeous knights at… …

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  • 4 Joust (Gladiators) — Infobox Gladiators Event Event Name = Joust| |thumb width = 320px c Int. Year = 1993 origin country= flag|United Kingdom Used In = flag|United Kingdom flag|Australia Last Used = 1997 num cont = 1 num glad = 1 timelim = 30 seconds flag|United… …

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  • 5 joust — jouster, n. /jowst, just, joohst/, n. 1. a combat in which two knights on horseback attempted to unhorse each other with blunted lances. 2. this type of combat fought in a highly formalized manner as part of a tournament. 3. jousts, tournament. 4 …

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  • 6 Combat reenactment — Hastings 2006: One of Duke William s knights attacks King Harold s shield wall. Combat reenactment is a side of historical reenactment which aims to depict historical forms of combat. This may refer to either single combat, melees involving small …

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  • 7 joust — I. intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French juster to unite, joust, from Vulgar Latin *juxtare, from Latin juxta near; akin to Latin jungere to join more at yoke Date: 14th century 1. a. to fight on horseback as a knight or… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 Joust — Tournament or combat of two mounted knights, tilting using lances. The charge of two knights bearing shield and lance. See also the Joust of Peace and Joust of War …

    Medieval glossary

  • 9 joust — [[t]dʒaʊst, dʒʌst, dʒust[/t]] n. 1) why a combat in which two mounted knights armed with lances attempted to unhorse each other, esp. as part of a tournament 2) a personal competition or struggle 3) why to engage in a joust 4) to contend or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 10 combat — Synonyms and related words: Kilkenny cats, action, aerial combat, affray, all out war, altercation, antagonize, appeal to arms, argument, armed combat, armed conflict, armored combat, attack, battle, battle royal, beat against, beat up against,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11 Joust of war — In the 13c and 14c England was frequently at war with both France and Scotland. Such wars rarely involved full scale pitched battles; rather, there were skirmishes and much plundering of the countryside. From this came a variation of the sport… …

    Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • 12 joust — /dʒaʊst / (say jowst) noun 1. Also, just. a combat in which two armoured knights or men at arms on horseback opposed each other with lances. 2. (plural) Also, just. a tournament. 3. a public struggle or dispute between individuals. –verb (i) 4.… …

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  • 13 joust — n. & v. hist. n. a combat between two knights on horseback with lances. v.intr. engage in a joust. Derivatives: jouster n. Etymology: ME f. OF juster bring together ult. f. L juxta near …

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  • 14 joust — 1. noun /dʒaʊst/ A tilting match: a mock combat between two mounted knights or men at arms using lances in the lists or enclosed field. 2. verb /dʒaʊst/ To engage in mock combat on horseback, as two knights in the lists; to tilt …

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  • 15 joust — Synonyms and related words: Olympic games, Olympics, battle, bout, box, brawl, broil, clash, close, collide, combat, come to blows, concours, contend, contest, cut and thrust, derby, duel, encounter, engagement, exchange blows, fence, feud, fight …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 combat — v 1. fight, contend, clash, conflict with, strive; encounter, engage, meet, join, face; battle, give or do battle, duel, joust, tussle, skirmish, scuffle, jostle; war, make war, war against, go to war, go to battle, wage war, take the field, take …

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  • 17 Stage combat — is a specialized technique in theatre designed to create the illusion of physical combat without causing harm to the performers. It is employed in live stage plays as well as operatic and ballet productions. The term is also used informally to… …

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  • 18 just — Joust Joust (joust or j[u^]st; 277), v. i. [OE. justen, jousten, OF. jouster, jouster, joster, F. jouter, fr. L. juxta near to, nigh, from the root of jungere to join. See {Join}, and cf. {Jostle}.] 1. To engage in mock combat on horseback, as… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 just — Joust Joust, n. [OE. juste, jouste, OF. juste, jouste, joste, F. joute. See {Joust}, v. i.] 1. A tilting match; a mock combat on horseback between two knights in the lists or inclosed field. [Written also {just}.] [1913 Webster] Gorgeous knights… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Jousting — is a sport played by armored combatants mounted on horses. It consists of competition between two mounted knights using a variety of weapons, usually in sets of three per weapon (such as tilting with a lance, blows with the battle axe, strokes… …

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