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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.
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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- Kufenstechen (52 F)
Media in category "Quintains"
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- Hasted Quintain Illustration 1798.jpg 1,174 × 1,264; 1,003 KB
- Quintain and Crocuses.jpg 1,405 × 936; 626 KB
- The Quintain.jpg 1,575 × 1,261; 460 KB
- The Water Quintain (From an old print.).jpg 1,768 × 1,268; 464 KB
- Tilting at Quintain.jpg 1,657 × 1,105; 639 KB
- Tilting at the Quintain. (From an old print.).jpg 1,158 × 936; 143 KB