Definition of Tiltyards

1. Noun. (plural of tiltyard) ¹



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Definition of Tiltyards

1. tiltyard [n] - See also: tiltyard

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tiltyards

tilths
tilting
tilting board
tilting disc valve
tilting disc valve prosthesis
tiltings
tiltmeter
tiltmeters
tiltorama
tiltoramas
tiltrotor
tiltrotors
tilts
tilty
tiltyard
tiltyards (current term)
tim-whiskey
tim-whiskies
timal
timaline
timar
timarau
timaraus
timariot
timariots
timars
timba
timbal
timbale
timbale case

Literary usage of Tiltyards

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1. A Cyclopaedia of Costume Or Dictionary of Dress, Including Notices of by James Robinson Planché (1876)
"That for the tiltyards will be treated under its separate headings, as no distinction seems to have been made in the form of the various pieces worn in war ..."

2. History of the Church of England: From the Abolition of the Roman Jurisdiction by Richard Watson Dixon (1885)
"In youth the most graceful lance in the tiltyards of Greenwich and Windsor, the bravest soldier of the later wars of Henry, the mainstay of the Revolution ..."

3. Gentlemen Errant: Being the Journeys and Adventures of Four Noblemen in by Nina Cust (1909)
"... ruffling and lording it in all the lists and tiltyards, shining before his fellow-men in ' costly armour, in silken cloaks and appurtenances, ..."

4. Memorials of Dixie-land: Orations, Essays, Sketches, and Poems on Topics by Lucian Lamar Knight (1919)
"It was beauty's hand that buckled on the belt; and 800 years before his birth he was trained by his ancestors in the tiltyards of the tournament. ..."

5. Conversations on England as it was and is: Designed for Schools and Home Tuition by Mrs Kemp (1858)
"... part in the education of gentlemen, who regularly practised all kinds of warlike exercises and athletic games in the tiltyards of ^heir castles. ..."

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