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Jousting.

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From Middle English, borrowed from Old French jouster (modern French jouter), from Vulgar Latin *juxtō, *iuxtō, *iuxtāre, from Latin iūxta (close to). English since the early 14th century.

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joust (plural jousts)

  1. A tilting match: a mock combat between two mounted knights or men-at-arms using lances in the lists or enclosed field.

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joust (third-person singular simple present jousts, present participle jousting, simple past and past participle jousted)

  1. To engage in mock combat on horseback, as two knights in the lists; to tilt.
  2. To engage in verbal sparring over an important issue. (used of two people, both of whom participate more or less equally)
  3. (slang) To touch penises while engaging in a sex act, especially oral sex.

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