EMEDD Citations for "cuneus"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

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

    Cuneus, an axe to cutte woode, whiche is smalle and thyn before, and brode & thycke after, that the wodde may ryue the better, also a wedge to cleaue wodde with. By translation it is a company of fotem_e in batayle, that goth in a lyke order, smal before, and brode behynde:there was a lyke forme in the Theatre or place, where men beheld playes, it is sometyme taken for a company of people.

© Feb. 1999