Definitions

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  • n. A medieval European sport in which mounted knights charged at each other bearing lances.
  • n. Any activity in which two people spar with each other verbally.
  • v. Present participle of joust.

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Examples

  • They pal around like modern boys, playing tennis, indulging in jousting matches, fulfilling the boys-will-be-boys mantra.

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  • But the promised jousting is seemingly not to be in Dunk's future when he is hard pressed to find a sponsor for the tournament.

    REVIEW: The Hedge Knight by George R.R. Martin

  • There were some outdoor horse-riding sequences with stuntmen in jousting armor.

    Archive 2003-10-01

  • NGT Knights during a joust at the Longs Peak Scottish Highland Festival in Colorado In the world of extreme sports, there may be nothing that can top full-contact jousting, which is the subject of Nat Geo's "Knights of Mayhem."

    Serious Jest, Sharp Jabs

  • The jousting is the real thing and is worth seeing at least once.

    Ye olde Utah Renaissance Festival

  • I'm willing to bet that the jousting was the most popular (but they can't measure the free games) so I'm confident we were running either 2 of the top 3 games at the SBF or we were running the top two hands down.

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  • The genesis of the jousting was the stormy denouement of the 2006 quarterfinal, when the

    NYT > Home Page

  • This race is open enough, and the immigration issue is powerful enough, I think you will see some second-tier candidates trying to break through on immigration, and McCain-Romney kind of jousting a bit.

    CNN Transcript Jun 5, 2007

  • How could trade, commerce, or even the professions, arts, or sciences, flourish while the entire population spread itself over the bleaching-boards, day after day, to watch the process of "jousting," while the corn was "in the grass," and everybody's notes went to protest?

    Comic History of England

  • In the meantime, he tries quintain, a kind of jousting on foot, stoolball, dating from the 15th century and still played today, and jingling, where a man wearing bells is chased by a group of blindfolded women.

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