Definition: A thrust with a lance, which fails of its intended effect.
Definition: An injury done to a lance in an encounter, without its being
broken; also, a breaking of a lance in an encounter in a dishonorable
or unscientific manner.
Definition: To thrust ineffectually with a lance.
Definition: To injure, as a lance, without breaking it; also, to
break, as a lance, but usually in an unknightly or unscientific manner.
Definition: To hit or touch lightly, in tilting.
Definition: To imbue or impregnate with something extraneous,
especially with something odious, noxious, or poisonous; hence, to
corrupt; to infect; to poison; as, putrid substance taint the air.
Definition: Fig.: To stain; to sully; to tarnish.
Definition: To be infected or corrupted; to be touched with something
Definition: To be affected with incipient putrefaction; as, meat soon
taints in warm weather.
Definition: Tincture; hue; color; tinge.
Definition: Infection; corruption; deprivation.
Definition: A blemish on reputation; stain; spot; disgrace.