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  • n. Plural form of quintain.


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  • The boys in their short, colored surcoats made a fine display as they charged the quintains on horseback or dueled each other with blunted swords, while trainers looked on and criticized.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • To rear up seven quintains the Cid next morning bade;

    The Lay of the Cid


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