EMEDD Citations for "actus"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

  1. actus (Latin entry by Sir Thomas Elyot 1538)

    Actus, tus, a dede, the partes of a comedie or play, a dayes warke in tyllage.

  2. actus (Latin entry by Thomas Thomas 1587)

    Actus, us, m. g. p. l. verbal. ab Ago. An acte or deed: a driuing or pursuing: an expedition or dispatching, a part of a comedie or plaie, etc. the countenance of players.

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