Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A joke; jesting, banter.
  • v. To jest.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A jest.
  • intransitive v. To jest.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To jest; joke; say things in jest.
  • To make game of.
  • n. A jest; a joke; fun.
  • n. Mockery; scoffing.
  • n. An obsolete variant of board.

Etymologies

From Old French bourde. (Wiktionary)

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