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jongleurs (zhông-glör´), itinerant entertainers of the Middle Ages in France and Norman England. Their repertoire included dancing, conjuring, acrobatics, the feats of the modern juggler, singing, and storytelling. Many were skilled in playing musical instruments. The jongleurs were often collaborators or assistants of troubadours or trouvères.

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jongleur in the Middle Ages, an itinerant minstrel. The word is French, a variant of jougleur ‘juggler’, earlier jogleor ‘pleasant, smiling’, from Latin joculator ‘joker’.

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jongleur (Fr., ‘juggler’). Medieval Fr. mus. entertainer or wandering minstrel who sang, played an instr., and was juggler and acrobat. See Meistersinger, ménestrel, and Minnesinger.

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jongleur itinerant minstrel in medieval France. XVIII. — F., alt. of jougleur (OF. jogleor) (see JUGGLER).

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