EMEDD Citations for "ferculum"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

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

    Ferculum, a dysshe with meate. Also a pagent, caryed or borne to be loked on. sometyme it signifieth the stage or place, wherin the pagent is.

  2. ferculum (Latin entry by Thomas Thomas 1587)

    Ferculum, le, n. g. Horat. A dish or messe of meate borne to the table. Also, a pageant borne in a triumph or shew to be seene, as images of the gods, etc. Liv. Also Fercula, The thinges or places whereon the images or pageants are caried. Fercula secundaria, Iun. vid. Tragemata.

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