Tilt-rail definition

A type of wooden barrier positioned lengthwise down the center of a jousting arena (known as the list or tiltyard), used during competitive jousting events to separate the combatants and to ensure that their steeds will follow a parallel trajectory from one end of the field to the other.
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Noun

Singular:
tilt-rail
Plural:
tilt rails