Droll

Droll

, v. t. 1. To lead or influence by jest or trick; to banter or jest; to cajole.
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Men that will not be reasoned into their senses, may yet be laughed or drolled into them.
L'Estrange.
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2. To make a jest of; to set in a comical light. [R.]
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This drolling everything is rather fatiguing.
W. D. Howells.
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