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jugglery

[juhg-luh-ree] /ˈdʒʌg lə ri/
noun, plural juggleries.
1.
the art or practice of a juggler, especially sleight of hand.
2.
the performance of juggling feats.
3.
any trickery or deception.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English jogel(e)rie < Old French joglerie, equivalent to jogler juggler + -ie -y3
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