to engage in mock combat on horseback, as two knights in the lists; to tilt.
alternative forms: just] For the whole army to joust and tourney. (Holland)
Origin: oe. Justen, jousten, OF. Jouster, jouster, joster, f. Jouter, fr. L. Juxta near to, nigh, from the root of jungere to join. See join, and cf. Jostle.
a tilting match; a mock combat on horseback between two knights in the lists or inclosed field.
alternative forms: just] Gorgeous knights at joust and tournament. (Milton)
Origin: oe. Juste, jouste, OF. Juste, jouste, joste, f. Joute. See joust.