EMEDD Citations for "cortina"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

  1. cortina (Latin entry by Thomas Thomas 1587)

    Cortina, ae, f. g. Plin. A diers vatte, a panne, cauldron, or kettle: the table from which Apollo gaue answere: Cato taketh it for a vessel out of which oyle runneth. Also a curtayne, and the couered place in a stage, whence the players come out.

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