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Joco-serious, a. [e.m.E. (a 1661).] Partly in jest and partly in earnest. — Ther was a litle money payed for a sight of this gladiatory joco-serious divertishment; 1685 Lauder Observes 145.
A Joco-Serious Discourse; G. Stuart (Title).

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