taskspelare

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Used in Swedish since 1732. From German Taschenspieler also found in Danish taskenspiller, a performer who pulls things from or puts them into a Tasche (bag, pocket), aus der Tasche spielen.

Noun[edit]

taskspelare c

  1. a jester, a joker, a (less serious) actor, an artist, a performer

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References[edit]

  • taska in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)