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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Goliard  \Gol"iard\,  n.  [From  OF  goliart  glutton,  buffoon, 
  riotous  student,  Goliard,  LL  goliardus  prob.  fr  L.  gula 
  throat.  Cf  {Gules}.] 
  A  buffoon  in  the  Middle  Ages,  who  attended  rich  men's  tables 
  to  make  sport  for  the  guests  by  ribald  stories  and  songs. 




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