Category:Quintains

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English: The term quintain (O. Fr. quintaine, from Lat. quintana, a street between the fifth and sixth maniples of a camp, where warlike exercises took place), also known as pavo (or peacock), was often used to refer collectively to a number of lance games, often used as training for jousting, where the competitor would attempt to strike an object with his lance, sword or other weapon.
Quintana (it); Quintaine (fr); estaferm (ca); Quintana (de); Estafermo (pt); Quintain (en); Estafermo (an); Estafermo (es); Quintane (da) A medieval European sport were a competitor has to strike a target that is either placed on a post or attached to a movable crossbar mounted on a post, while mounted on horseback with a lance, sword, or other mêlée weapon (en); joute équestre médiévale (fr) Joute du Sarrasin (fr)
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A medieval European sport were a competitor has to strike a target that is either placed on a post or attached to a movable crossbar mounted on a post, while mounted on horseback with a lance, sword, or other mêlée weapon
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