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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section II. Personal Affections
2. Discriminative Affections
 
857. [Object and Cause of Ridicule.] Laughingstock.
 
  
NOUN:LAUGHINGSTOCK, jesting-stock, gazing-stock; butt, game, fair game; April fool (dupe) [See Dupe], original, oddity; queer -, odd- fish [colloq.], figure of fun [colloq.]; quiz, square toes; old fogy or fogey [colloq.].
  monkey; buffoon (jester) [See Humorist]; pantomimist (actor) [See The Drama].
  JEST (wit) [See Wit].
  
QUOTATION:Dum vitant stulti vitia in contraria currunt.—Horace

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