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harlequin

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a comically dressed performer (as at a circus) who entertains with playful tricks and ridiculous behavior
  • among the court entertainers waiting to enter the grand hall were masked harlequins in brightly colored pantaloons

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The first known use of harlequin was in 1590

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“Harlequin.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/harlequin. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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