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- n. Plural form of Goliard.
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University men, who spent their time in composing lampoons, and were called Goliards, from their supposed gluttony.
Well, perhaps it was for many, but the Goliards knew how to run amok.
Towards the other end of the Middle Ages, the satires of the wandering scholars or Goliards, represented for us largely by the Carmina Burana, are replete with word play of all kinds.