scoggin

noun
plural -s

Definition of scoggin

: a coarse or scurrilous jester

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History and Etymology for scoggin

after John (Thomas?) Scoggin (Scogan) fl1480–1500 jester at the court of King Edward IV of England

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“Scoggin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scoggin. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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