jereed

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Two men playing jereed

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From Ottoman Turkish جرید(cirid) (Turkish cirit), from Arabic جَرِيد(jarīd).

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jereed (countable and uncountable, plural jereeds)

  1. (countable) A blunt javelin used by the people of the Levant, especially in mock fights.
  2. (uncountable) A traditional Turkish equestrian team sport played outdoors on horseback in which the objective is to score points by throwing a blunt wooden javelin at opposing team's horsemen.

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