strolling player

/stroʊlɪŋ ˈpleɪə/ (say strohling 'playuh)

(formerly in England) an actor who travelled with a theatrical company from place to place giving performances in theatres, inns, or wherever an audience could be found.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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