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Origin of quintain
Words nearby quintain
Example sentences from the Web for quintain
They always kept up the sport of tilting at the Quintain in the water.London|Walter Besant
He had undertaken to come mounted on a nag of his father's and show the way at the quintain post.
The quintain post stood right before him, and the square board at which he was to tilt was fairly in his way.
Miss Thorne had to explain the noble game she spoke of, and Frank Foster had to own that he never had ridden at the quintain.
This the flying equestrian mounted, and as he was swinging to and fro he had to take with a sword the ring off a quintain.The History of Signboards|Jacob Larwood