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joust

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Noun, Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

joustv. 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.].
  •  To engage in mock combat on horseback, as two knights in the lists; to tilt.  [1913 Webster]
    "For the whole army to joust and tourney."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To engage in a competition involving one-to-one struggle with an opponent.  [PJC]
joustn. [OE. juste, jouste, OF. juste, jouste, joste, F. joute. See Joust, v. i.].
  •  A tilting match; a mock combat on horseback between two knights in the lists or inclosed field.  [1913 Webster]
    "Gorgeous knights at joust and tournament."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any competition involving one-to-one struggle with an opponent.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

joust, n. & v. hist.
--n. a combat between two knights on horseback with lances.
--v.intr. engage in a joust.

Derivative
jouster n.
Etymology
ME f. OF juster bring together ult. f. L juxta near

THESAURUS

joust

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, fight a duel, game, games, give and take, give satisfaction, go, grapple, grapple with, gymkhana, jostle, match, matching, meet, meeting, mix it up, quarrel, rally, rassle, rencontre, riot, run a tilt, scramble, scuffle, skirmish, spar, strive, struggle, test, thrust and parry, tilt, tournament, tourney, trial, tussle, wage war, war, wrestle

ROGET THESAURUS

joust

Contention

N contention, strife, contest, contestation, struggle, belligerency, opposition, controversy, polemics, debate, war of words, logomachy, litigation, paper war, high words, sparring, competition, rivalry, corrivalry, corrivalship, agonism, concours, match, race, horse racing, heat, steeple chase, handicap, regatta, field day, sham fight, Derby day, turf, sporting, bullfight, tauromachy, gymkhana, boat race, torpids, wrestling, greco-roman wrestling, pugilism, boxing, fisticuffs, the manly art of self-defense, spar, mill, set-to, round, bout, event, prize fighting, quarterstaff, single stick, gladiatorship, gymnastics, jiujitsu, jujutsu, kooshti, sumo, athletics, athletic sports, games of skill, shindy, fracas, clash of arms, tussle, scuffle, broil, fray, affray, affrayment, velitation, colluctation, luctation, brabble, brigue, scramble, melee, scrimmage, stramash, bushfighting, free fight, stand up fight, hand to hand, running fight, conflict, skirmish, rencounter, encounter, rencontre, collision, affair, brush, fight, battle, battle royal, combat, action, engagement, joust, tournament, tilt, tilting, tournay, list, pitched battle, death struggle, struggle for life or death, life or death struggle, Armageddon, hard knocks, sharp contest, tug of war, naval engagement, naumachia, sea fight, duel, duello, single combat, monomachy, satisfaction, passage d'armes, passage of arms, affair of honor, triangular duel, hostile meeting, digladiation, deeds of arms, feats of arms, appeal to arms, pugnacity, combativeness, bone of contention, contending, together by the ears, at loggerheads, at war, at issue, competitive, rival, belligerent, contentious, combative, bellicose, unpeaceful, warlike, quarrelsome, pugnacious, pugilistic, gladiatorial, palestric, palestrical, a verbis ad verbera, a word and a blow, a very pretty quarrel as it stands, commune periculum concordiam parit, lis litem generat.


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