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Jongleur Definition

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


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[n] a singer of folk songs

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\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.

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