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tiltyard

[tilt-yahrd] /ˈtɪltˌyɑrd/
noun
1.
a courtyard or other area for tilting.
Origin of tiltyard
1520-1530
1520-30; tilt1 + yard2
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  • Nor was it clear that he had not been engaged in other than the mimic warfare of the tiltyard.

  • She had gone out into the tiltyard and had tilted with him, and he had been the victor.

    Can You Forgive Her? Anthony Trollope
  • Guy, advancing as gaily as if he had been in the tiltyard at Wark, gallantly unhorsed one Saracen with the point of his lance.

    The Boy Crusaders John G. Edgar
British Dictionary definitions for tiltyard

tiltyard

/ˈtɪltˌjɑːd/
noun
1.
(formerly) an enclosed area for tilting
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