Goliard meaning

gōlyərd, -yärd
A wandering student in medieval Europe disposed to conviviality, license, and the making of ribald and satirical Latin songs.
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Any of a class of wandering students of the late Middle Ages who wrote satirical Latin verse and often served as minstrels and jesters.
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A 12th/13th century wandering student, whose convivial lifestyle included minstrelsy and a typical satyric Latin poetry.
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Origin of goliard

  • Middle English from Old French glutton, goliard from gole throat from Latin gula

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French goliard (“glutton”)

    From Wiktionary