Along the way he also picked up the skills to be an acrobat, a juggler, a wire walker, a trapeze artist, and a clown.
Mr. Crookes might, with equal propriety, examine the performances of an Indian juggler.
He minds you somewhat of a juggler, balancing a long staff on his chin.
It was the invention of a juggler named Comus, who performed it with his eyes bandaged.
The barefaced audacity of the act (like that of a juggler) caused it to pass unobserved.
This was probably put up outside the house or booth of a juggler, and served as his sign.
I hardly suppose you came fee in hand, as to a juggler in the street?
I thank you, gentlemen,” he said good-humoredly; “but I am not a juggler.
The Indian snake-charmer of to-day is a juggler, and often a very skilful one.
Having concluded this, the juggler executes the following exploit.
c.1100, iugulere "jester, buffoon," also "wizard, sorcerer," from Old English geogelere "magician, conjurer," also from Anglo-French jogelour, Old French jogleor (accusative), from Latin ioculatorem (nominative ioculator) "joker," from ioculari "to joke, to jest" (see jocular). Connecting notion between "magician" and "juggler" is dexterity.
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