joculator

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n joculator A jester; a joker.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n joculator Formerly, a professional jester; also, a minstrel. See juggler and jongleur.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Joculator a professional jester or minstrel
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. See juggler
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. jocularisjocus.

Usage

In literature:

An earlier Saxon name for this class of performers was "Gleeman," in rude English, a Jogeler or Jocular; Latin, "Joculator.
"The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2" by Various
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