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King James Dictionary

Jesting

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JEST'ING, ppr. Joking talking for diversion or merriment.

JEST'ING, n. A joking concise wit wit that consists in a trope or verbal figure, in a metaphorical sense of words, or in a double sense of the same word, or in similitude of sound in different words.

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