jongleur


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jongleur \Jon"gleur\, Jongler \Jon"gler\, n. [F. jongleur. See
   Juggler.]
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   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.
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            Vivacity and picturesquenees of the jongleur's
            verse.                                --J R. Green.
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   2. A juggler; a conjuror. See Juggler. --Milton. Jonquil
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