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

 jest·er /ˈʤɛstɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jest·er, n.
 1.  A buffoon; a merry-andrew; a court fool.
    This . . . was Yorick's skull, the king's jester.   --Shak.
    Dressed in the motley garb that jesters wear.   --Longfellow.
 2.  A person addicted to jesting, or to indulgence in light and amusing talk.
 He ambled up and down
 With shallow jesters.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a professional clown employed to entertain a king or
          nobleman in the middle ages [syn: fool, motley fool]