Definition of "tilt-yard" [tilt•-yard]

  • (noun) A yard or place for tilting.

Use "tilt-yard" in a sentence

  • "Think thou art but in a tournament, and who bears him better in the tilt-yard than thou? —"
  • "Ay, a fine figure on horseback, and can bear him well in the tilt-yard, and at the barriers, when swords are blunted at point and edge, and spears are tipped with trenchers of wood instead of steel pikes."
  • "“Ha, hem!” said the SPRUCH-SPRECHER; “he next said to them that Richard was not more valorous than others, or over-dexterous in the tilt-yard.”"

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