Thesaurus / jongleur
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A jongleur was a singer who was not a poet, though he might make songs.

Good Jesu, I am but a jongleur,—a teller o' tales,—I am afeared o' deeds.

Long WillFlorence Converse

Ordinarily, though not always, they were composed by the Trouvère, and performed by the Jongleur.

His poetic gift, and his flexible voice and action, fitted him admirably for this double rle of troubadour and jongleur.

It is often a question, indeed, to tell when a jongleur is really anything more than a roving scoundrel.

Life on a Mediaeval BaronyWilliam Stearns Davis

Silent he stood before her, still as an effigy, while meltingly the jongleur sang.

ChivalryJames Branch Cabell

After supper they must go immediately to bed, unless with the remainder of the castle they sit up for a jongleur.

Life on a Mediaeval BaronyWilliam Stearns Davis

The serf knelt at the threshold and delivered the torch to the jongleur, who lit the candle from it.

The SerfGuy Thorne

The musician ceased to be a wandering "jongleur" and became a highly valued member of the community.

The Story of MankindHendrik van Loon

Sometimes the Trouvère condescended to performance, and sometimes the Jongleur aspired to composition, but not usually.

WORDS RELATED TO JONGLEUR

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.