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They always kept up the sport of tilting at the Quintain in the water.
LONDONWALTER BESANT
He had undertaken to come mounted on a nag of his father's and show the way at the quintain post.
BARCHESTER TOWERSANTHONY TROLLOPE
The quintain post stood right before him, and the square board at which he was to tilt was fairly in his way.
BARCHESTER TOWERSANTHONY TROLLOPE
Miss Thorne had to explain the noble game she spoke of, and Frank Foster had to own that he never had ridden at the quintain.
BARCHESTER TOWERSANTHONY TROLLOPE
This the flying equestrian mounted, and as he was swinging to and fro he had to take with a sword the ring off a quintain.
Then there was the very ancient game of the quintain, which consisted of an upright post with a cross-post turning upon a pin.
ENGLISH VILLAGESP. H. DITCHFIELD
Armed with a lance he tilted at the quintain, a shield bound to a pole or spear fastened in the ground.
BRITAIN IN THE MIDDLE AGESFLORENCE L. BOWMAN
The young men engaged in a sport known as tilting at quintain, which was designed to prepare them for warfare.
THE HISTORICAL CHILDOSCAR CHRISMAN
A young squire was first obliged to show his skill in tilting at the quintain.
The quintain, as is well known, consisted of a cross-bar turning on a pivot at the top of a post.

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