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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. X).
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Tournaying, Turnaying, Turnyng, vbl. n. [ME and e.m.E. turneieyng (14th c.), tornoyeng (Caxton).] (A) jousting. Also attrib. 1502–3 Treas. Acc. II 202.
Ane singill bonet to the king … to the turnaying at Fasteringis evin
1502 Treas. Acc. II 348.
For xvj suordis for tournaying … for … mending of the kingis harnes at the tournaying
1504–5 Treas. Acc. II 476.
For dighting of viij suordis, binding of thair handis agane Fasteringis Evin to the tournaying
1505–6 Treas. Acc. III 182.
For vj lang swordis and sex schort suordis for justing and tournaying and for the bar
attrib. 1511 Treas. Acc. IV 272.
For … foure turnyng swerdis

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