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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmasquemasque /mɑːsk $ mæsk/ noun [countable]  a type of play popular in England in the 16th and 17th centuries that included music, dancing, and songs a Court masque
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masqueComus is a masque in which a young lady's chastity is tried and not vanquished.Of course, it was a load of mummery, Fat Henry playing at masques and mystery.Gundulic also wrote dramas, masques and pastorals.Once the macabre masque was over, Ranulf stepped back.Carey looked worried and Doctor Agrippa sat as if a spectator at some masque or mummer's play.
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