masque masque

Definition(s):

  • (n) a party of guests wearing costumes and masks

Usage(s):

  1. Inevitably the object of the masque is death.
  2. For all social functions she plasters her face and paints a masque on it, a masque for whatever mood she is feeling.
  3. Love's Labour is offered as an elegant Edwardian frolic, half satiric comedy, half court masque.

News

  • MLB All-Star Game 2013: The haters guide to the All-Star Game, the middle years

    Game 18 (1951) at Briggs Stadium, Detroit: NL 8, AL 3 The game was scheduled to be played in Philadelphia, but Detroit was celebrating its 250 th anniversary and petitioned to have the game moved. Detroit was at its peak then, with a population of roughly 1.8 million. They didn't know it then, but the city had peaked. In some ways, then, we can retroactively look at this as "The Masque of the ...
    on July 16, 2013     Source: SB Nation

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Quotes

  1. According to 'Variety' Monday, the consortium will also make an animation feature, "The Masque of Black Death", based on a script Kurosawa wrote in 1977 but never made a movie of, though he himself had planned to get it made in animated form by...
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Akira Kurosawa Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  2. "I called my mask guy, Matt Garland (Pro Masque company), and he said, 'Perfect, I've been wanting to do this Fuhr mask ever since you got traded there (2006).' It's awesome, and he put a whole bunch of puck marks on it, to make it look beat up. I...
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Dwayne Roloson Source: Canada.com

  3. "It's a full-length evening with a big orchestra, and it's very theatrical indeed," Pickett says. "Rather than being a gentle court masque, it's much more like our idea of an opera, with a lot of colour and drama. It's incredibly vivid. You...
    on Jan 21, 2008 By: Philip Pickett Source: The Australian

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