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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 clown /ˈklaʊn/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clown n.
 1. A man of coarse nature and manners; an awkward fellow; an ill-bred person; a boor.
 2. One who works upon the soil; a rustic; a churl.
    The clown, the child of nature, without guile.   --Cowper.
 3. The fool or buffoon in a play, circus, etc.
    The clown shall make those laugh whose lungs are tickle o'the sere.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clown, v. i. To act as a clown; -- with it. [Obs.]
    Beshrew me, he clowns it properly indeed.   --B. Jonson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a rude or vulgar fool [syn: buffoon]
      2: a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior [syn: buffoon,
          merry andrew]
      v : act as or like a clown [syn: clown around, antic]