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jongleur


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jongleur  \Jon"gleur\,  Jongler  \Jon"gler\,  n.  [F.  jongleur.  See 
  {Juggler}.] 
  1.  In  the  Middle  Ages,  a  court  attendant  or  other  person  who 
  for  hire,  recited  or  sang  verses,  usually  of  his  own 
  composition.  See  {Troubadour}. 
 
  Vivacity  and  picturesquenees  of  the  jongleur's 
  verse.  --J  R.  Green. 
 
  2.  A  juggler;  a  conjuror.  See  {Juggler}.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jongleur 
  n  :  a  singer  of  folk  songs  [syn:  {folk  singer},  {minstrel},  {poet-singer}, 
  {troubadour}] 




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