Definition of Jousters

1. Noun. (plural of jouster) ¹



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Definition of Jousters

1. jouster [n] - See also: jouster

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jousters

journeymen
journeypeople
journeyperson
journeypersons
journeys
journeywoman
journeywomen
journeywork
journeyworks
journo
journos
jours
joust
jousted
jouster
jousters (current term)
jousting
jousts
jove
jovial
jovialist
jovialists
jovialities
joviality
jovially
jovialness
jovialties
jovialty
jovicentric
jow

Literary usage of Jousters

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1. The History of Chivalry; Or, Knighthood and Its Times by Charles Mills (1844)
"... jousters that no mortal wound was in- flicted.t The lance was the only weapon * As the weather was bright, according to Froissart, I wonder he did not, ..."

2. Four Years at the Court of Henry VIII by Sebastiano Giustiniani (1854)
"Amongst the jousters were the most illustrious Duke of Suffolk, the Lord Marquis of Dorset, and the Lord Admiral (Earl of Surrey). On their being marshalled ..."

3. Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII by Great Britain Public Record Office, John Sherren Brewer, Robert Henry Brodie, James Gairdner (1864)
"Then came fifteen jousters armed, their horse armor and surcoats being most costly; ... Among the jousters were the Duke of Suffolk, the Marquis of Dorset, ..."

4. Triumph of the Emperor Maximilian I by Hans Burgkmair, Adam von Bartsch (1875)
"PL. 48. The joust with leg armour, a rank of five men; the horses caparisoned with leather. The jousters carry their lances high and hold them below the ..."

5. Chivalry by Léon Gautier (1891)
"The jousters are all present awaiting their turns, weapons in hand, ... Sometimes in ordinary tournaments, nearly two hundred jousters will engage, ..."

6. The History of the Crusades: For the Recovery and Possession of the Holy Land by Charles Mills (1844)
"... jousters that no mortal wound was in- flicted.t The lance was the only weapon * As the weather was bright, according to Froissart, I wonder he did not, ..."

7. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1898)
"At this extremity beyond the ditch was another square on each side, where tents and pavilions were pitched for the service of the jousters, those of each ..."

8. A Literary Source-book of the Italian Renaissance by Merrick Whitcomb (1898)
"The jousters appeared all arrayed in the richest of accoutrements, ... All ran and many lances were broken, to the honor of the jousters and the ..."

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