jouster

[ joust, juhst, joost ]SEE DEFINITION OF jouster

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The reason for this was that the jouster always passed left arm to left arm with the lance pointed across the horses neck.

As for Aimery, he is proud of being almost as good a hawker and jouster as his brother.

The jouster at the fan had to strike the shield, and at the same time to avoid the stroke given by the swinging bag.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "fight with a spear or lance on horseback with another knight; tilt in a tournament," from Old French joster "to joust, tilt," from Vulgar Latin *iuxtare "to approach, come together, meet," originally "be next to," from Latin iuxta "beside, near," related to iungere "join together" (see jugular). Formerly spelled, and until modern times pronounced, "just." Related: Jousted; jousting.

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