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Jongleur - Definition

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Poetry Definition

Wandering minstrel hired by the French troubadour and trouvères poets to perform their compositions.


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Standard Definition

[n] a singer of folk songs


folk singer - (3 syllables), minstrel - (2 syllables), poet-singer - (3 syllables), troubadour - (3 syllables)

Misc. Definitions

\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.