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  • n  a person who is reliable and uncomplaining and hard working
  • n  an actor who travels around the country presenting plays

  • After all the belly laughs were over ("I played golf today and shot a 72; tomorrow I'm going to play the second hole"), Skelton displayed an old trouper's feel for his audience by .
  • But old Tonto was a real trouper, never used a stand-in once.
  • And Chita Rivera, as the sinister plutocrat, shows that the old trouper can still strut her stuff even on one leg.
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  • Your Best Shot
    Your Best Shot Trouper Keenan Wright-Sanson, a junior at the Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs, trains for Circus Smirkus' upcoming production of OZ inc. at Saratoga Race Course Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Circus Smirkus is the only traveling, tented circus in the U.S. in which the performers are all under 19. They come from states including New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, New York and Vermont ...
    July 4, 2013 - Albany Times Union

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