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Meaning of JONGLEUR

Pronunciation:  'jângglur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a singer of folk songs

JONGLEUR is a 8 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: folk singer, minstrel, poet-singer, troubadour
 See Also: Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Peter Seeger, Seeger, singer, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer, Woodrow Wilson Guthrie, Woody Guthrie



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Jon"gleur\, Jongler \Jon"gler\, n. [F. jongleur. See
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.

Thesaurus Terms
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