Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Entry: jongleur (n.)

In context: "Perseus, he wore the hat of a jongleur, or pantalone."

Definition:  The Norman French term (technically used by modern writers) for an itinerant minstrel, who sang and composed ballads, told stories and otherwise entertained people.

also, more generally, a juggler.


SNOOT score: 1
Page: 507

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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