masque

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French masque.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

masque (plural masques)

  1. (archaic) (in 16th-17th Century England & Europe) A dramatic performance, often performed at court as a royal entertainment, consisting of dancing, dialogue, pantomime and song.
  2. (archaic) Words and music written for a masque.
  3. (archaic) A shortening of the word masquerade.
  4. Archaic form of mask.
  5. A facial mask.
    mud masque; clay masque

Verb[edit]

masque (third-person singular simple present masques, present participle masquing, simple past and past participle masqued)

  1. Archaic form of mask.

See also[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See mask.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

masque m (plural masques)

  1. mask (a cover, or partial cover, for the face, used for disguise or protection)

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

masque

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of mascar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of mascar
  3. First-person singular (eu) affirmative imperative of mascar
  4. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of mascar
  5. First-person singular (eu) negative imperative of mascar
  6. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of mascar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

masque

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of mascar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of mascar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of mascar.