Definitions for quintainˈkwɪn tn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quin•tainˈkwɪn tn(n.)

  1. an object mounted on a post or attached to a movable crossbar mounted on a post, used as a target in the medieval sport of tilting.

Origin of quintain:

1400–50

Wiktionary

  1. quintain(Noun)

    The street in a Roman military camp separating the fifth and sixth manipels

  2. quintain(Noun)

    An object to be tilted at in jousting, often a sandbag hanging from a post.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quintain(noun)

    an object to be tilted at; -- called also quintel

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