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Quintin definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

QUINT'IN, n.
An upright post on the top of which turned a cross piece, on one end of which was fixed a broad board, and on the other a sand bag. The play was to tilt on ride against the broad end with a lance, and pass without being struck by the sand bag behind.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Quintain Quin"tain, n. [F. quintaine, LL. quintana; cf. W. chwintan a kind of hymeneal game.] An object to be tilted at; -- called also quintel. [Written also quintin.] Note: A common form in the Middle Ages was an upright post, on the top of which turned a crosspiece, having on one end a broad board, and on the other a sand bag. The endeavor was to strike the board with the lance while riding under, and get away without being hit by the sand bag. ``But a quintain, a mere lifeless block.'' --Shak.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Quintin Quin"tin, n. See Quintain.




 


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