juggle


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Juggle \Jug"gle\, n.
   1. A trick by sleight of hand.
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   2. An imposture; a deception. --Tennyson.
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            A juggle of state to cozen the people. --Tillotson.
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   3. A block of timber cut to a length, either in the round or
      split. --Knight.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Juggle \Jug"gle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Juggled; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Juggling.] [OE. juglen; cf. OF. jogler, jugler, F. jongler.
   See Juggler.]
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   1. To play tricks by sleight of hand; to cause amusement and
      sport by tricks of skill; to conjure; especially, to
      maintian several objects in the air at one time by tossing
      them up with one hand, catching them with the other hand,
      and passing them from the catching to the tossing hand.
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   2. To practice artifice or imposture.
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            Be these juggling fiends no more believed. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Juggle \Jug"gle\, v. t.
   1. To deceive by trick or artifice.
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            Is't possible the spells of France should juggle
            Men into such strange mysteries?      --Shak.
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   2. To maintain (several objects) in continuous motion in the
      air at one time by tossing them up with one hand, catching
      them with the other hand, and passing them from the
      catching to the tossing hand; variations on this basic
      motion are also used. Also used figuratively: see senses 3
      and 4.
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   3. To alter (financial records) secretly for the purpose of
      theft or deception; as, to juggle the accounts. [Colloq.]
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   4. To arrange the performance two tasks or responsibilities
      at alternate times, so as to be able to do both; as, to
      juggle the responsibilities of a job and a mother
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