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Juggle


JUG'GLE, verb intransitive [Latin joculor, to jest, from jocus, a joke; jocor, to joke; ]

1. To play tricks by slight of hand; to amuse and make sport by tricks, which make a false show of extraordinary powers.

2. To practice artifice or imposture.

Be these juggling fiends no more believed.

JUG'GLE, verb transitive To deceive by trick or artifice.

Is't possible that spells of France should juggle

Men into such strange mockeries?

JUG'GLE, noun A trick by legerdemain.

1. An imposture; a deception.