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 Tregea’gle.Tremont’. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tregetour.
 
A conjurer or juggler. (From Old French, tresgiat = a juggling trick.) The performance of a conjurer was anciently termed his “minstrelsy;” thus we read of Janio the juggler—“Janio le tregettor, facienti ministralsiam suam coram rege … 20s.” (Lib. Comput. Garderobœ, an. (4 Edw. II. fol. 86), MS. Cott. Nero, chap. viii.)   1
 


 Tregea’gle.Tremont’. 

 
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