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Synonyms for joust

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any competition or test of opposing wills likened to the sport in which knights fought with lances

Synonyms for joust

a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances

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joust against somebody in a tournament by fighting on horseback

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Jousting on horseback, dressed in full armour, and armed with a lance - the four knights will take part in no-holds-barred competitions throughout the Grand Medieval Joust.
In God's Joust, Witte displays his formative knowledge of law, theology, history, and philosophy.
The so-called Joust simulator consists of 12 jet pilot stations and four Eurofighter cockpits.
Finally, it has long been known, ever since Warburg in fact, that Flora as depicted in Botticelli's Primavera (and to a lesser extent Flora in his Birth of Venus) bears a close resemblance to Politian's description of Simonetta Cattaneo Vespucci, the lady to whom Giuliano de' Medici had dedicated the joust he won in 1475, who is twice described in the Stanze per la giostra di Giuliano de' Medici as "masked," that is, as wearing a shining white dress "painted" with flowers: "Candida e ella, e candida la vesta / Ma pur di rose e fior dipinta e d'erba.
The last tableau featured Goode and Liz Burritt lying sprawled across a mattress in a dark pit as they verbally joust with one another.
Learning to joust on a rehabilitated race horse is the perfect example.
To an actor, nostalgia is death Actor Cillian Murphy "I've seen at first-hand how physically fit you need to be to joust and the sheer skill and strength involved.
Cardiff Castle was also busy this weekend as visitors made their way to Joust to take in a "dazzling" display of medieval jousting and combat.
Joust joking: Heath Ledger WATCH IT A KNIGHT'S Tale (Channel 5, Sunday, 2.30pm) introduces us to squire William (Heath Ledger) who has a rare gift for jousting but is unable to compete in tournaments due to his lowly social standing.
In the re-enactment world women have been able to joust in England before now, but it is the first time a female jouster will take part in Kenilworth Castle's Grand Medieval Joust, this Saturday and Sunday.
STEP back in time and join the medieval fun at Joust! with our family ticket competition.
Phil Roberts After the match, I'll be meeting my wife and the children and heading off to Cardiff Castle for the Joust! event.
The Great Joust tournament takes place at the castle from Saturday until June 1.