Definitions for: Jongleur


[n] a singer of folk songs



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Synonyms: folk singer, minstrel, poet-singer, troubadour

See Also: Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Peter Seeger, Seeger, singer, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer, Woodrow Wilson Guthrie, Woody Guthrie


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