EMEDD Citations for "cauea"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

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

    Cauea, a caue or darke place in the gro_ud. Also a cage or cowpe, wherein byrdes be kept. Moreouer a place where a comedy or enterlude is playde.

  2. cavea (Latin entry by Thomas Thomas 1587)

    Cavea, ae, f. g. A caue or darke place in the ground: a cage or coupe for birdes: a denne for beasts, a scaffold or place to behold playes like a cockefight: a companie of people gathered for that purpose, euerie place listed or railed in.

© Feb. 1999