jester


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a person whose words or actions provoke or are intended to provoke amusement or laughter

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a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages

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At the date of my narrative, professing jesters had not altogether gone out of fashion at court.
SWEET TOOTH: Miele Higginbotham at the opening of the Sweet Fairy shop with son Zach and jester Sarah Picture by PETER REIMANN
Jester, 43, had already been suspended from his job after being accused of indecently assaulting a child while at work - although he was never charged, Middlesex Guildhall crown court heard.
He was about to haul himself over the yard wall, when the jester puppet was withdrawn from the play.
It's a tossup as to who looks more stylish: the junk-food jester snowboarding in gigantic red saddle shoes or our one-time Top Gun destroying his previously super-sized Mr.
Meanwhile, at Croxteth Hall, Liverpool actor Mickey Poppins (Trevor from the Channel 5 soap opera Family Affairs) announced he would be at Liverpool's Neptune Theatre playing the Court Jester in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
It is the first music software to be published - produced from scratch - by Jester, following its first previous publishing ventures with its Super Trucks racing game and the relaunch last year of 1980s favourite Manic Miner.
In addition to the beer, a high-quality restaurant is planned, Jester said.
Jester joined the firm as of June 2008 and is collaborating with Hudson investment professionals Daniel Gross and Craig Cornelius in evaluation of investment opportunities in the solar sector.
Mark Vance, a teacher at Knight School (left) and (inset left) jester Gemma Wainwright who leads the Fool School and (right) Laura Wakelin from the Spy School.
We're probably the first major UK publisher to do a Java game,'' says Martin Kitney, Jester Interactive's marketing manager.
Jester most recently served as Vice President and Corporate Controller of Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Britain's only state jester, Peterkin, performed his one-man show at Kenilworth Castle, based on the entertainment laid on for Queen Elizabeth I during her regular visits there to spend time with her favourite courtier Robert Dudley.
But as Ant was keen to show off his dancing skills (yawn) a special role has been created and written just for him as a jester.
A cumbrian castle appointed its first jester for more than 350 years yesterday.