Buffoons

Names synonymous with Buffoon:

Bobêche.
A clown in a small theatre in the Boulevart du Temple, Paris. (1815-1825.)

Galimafré.
A contemporary and rival of the former.

Tabarin.
(Of the seventeenth century.)

Bruscambille.

Grimaldi.
(1779-1837.) (See Scaramouch.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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