jongleur definition

  • noun:
    • A wandering minstrel, poet, or entertainer in medieval England and France.
    • An itinerant entertainer in medieval England and France; functions included song, music, acrobatics etc.; a troubadour.
    • A juggler; a conjurer.
    • In the Middle years, a court attendant or any other one who, for hire, recited or sang passages, typically of his very own composition. See Troubadour.
    • A juggler; a conjuror. See Juggler.
    • In medieval France, as well as in England beneath the Norman leaders, a minstrel whom went from location to put singing tracks, usually of his or her own structure also to his or her own accompaniment; later, a mountebank.
    • a singer of people tracks

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