Definition of tilt yard in English:

tilt yard

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noun

historical
  • A place where jousts took place.
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    • Knight errant, star of the tilt yards and champion to the king, Marshall was one of England's most famous knights.
    • The students were able to assemble an ancient catapult and then launch a variety of lead missiles into the air in the tilt yards to see how far they could fling them.
    • The most pretentious leisure complex, with tilt yards, cockfighting pits and bowling alleys, was Henry's Whitehall Palace in London.

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