Definitions for quintainˈkwɪn tn

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  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

  2. Origin: [F. quintaine, LL. quintana; cf. W. chwintan a kind of hymeneal game.]

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