The definition of joust is a combat sport between two knights on horseback carrying a long sharp weapon, or a series of contests in a game or sport.(noun)
An example of joust is a sport played in medieval times.
Joust is defined as to be in combat or sport against another knight on horseback with a long thin sharp weapon.(verb)
An example of joust is riding on the back of horse during a tournament at the Renaissance Fair.
See joust in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME jouste < OFr < jouster: see joustthe
Origin: ME justen < OFr jouster, juster < VL *juxtare, to approach, tilt < L juxta: see juxta-
See joust in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French juste
Origin: , from juster, to joust
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *iūxtāre, to be next to
Origin: , from Latin iūxtā, close by; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.
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