list (n.) 1
(usually plural) combat arena at a tournament
1H6 V.v.32 [Suffolk to all] a ruler ... that at a triumph, having vowed / To try his strength, forsaketh yet the lists
2H6 II.iii.50 [York to King, of the combat between Horner and Peter] ready are the appellant and defendant ... to enter the lists
2H6 II.iii.54 [King to all] see the lists and all things fit
Mac III.i.70 [Macbeth alone, of Banquo's children becoming kings] Rather than so, come fate into the list / And champion me to the utterance!
Per I.i.62 [Pericles to all] Like a bold champion I assume the lists
R2 I.ii.52 [Duchess of Gloucester to John of Gaunt] throw the rider headlong in the lists
R2 I.iii.118 [stage direction] King Richard throws his warder into the lists
R2 I.iii.32 [Lord Marshal to Bolingbroke] wherefore comest thou hither / Before King Richard in his royal lists?
R2 I.iii.38 [Bolingbroke to Lord Marshal] To prove by God's grace and my body's valour / In lists on Thomas Mowbray
R2 I.iii.43 [Lord Marshal to Bolingbroke] no person be so bold / Or daring-hardy as to touch the lists
Ven 595 [of Venus] Now is she in the very lists of love