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joust

 
pronunciation:
jaUst
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a real or pretend fight between two knights on horseback. Each knight tries to knock the other off his horse with a lance.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: jousts, jousting, jousted
definition: to fight a joust.
The knights jousted to win the favor of the princess.
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