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 Juggernaut or Jaggernaut.Juggs or Jougs. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Juggler
 
means a player. (Latin, joculator.) These jugglers accompanied the minstrels and troubadours, to assist them, and added to their musical talents sleight-of-hand, antics, and feats of prowess, to amuse the company assembled. In time the music was dropped as the least attractive, and tricks became the staple of these wandering performers. (Latin, jocultor, jocus, a joke or trick.)   1
 


 Juggernaut or Jaggernaut.Juggs or Jougs. 

 
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