EMEDD Citations for "machina"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

  1. machina (Latin entry by Thomas Thomas 1587)

    Machina, ae, f. g. An instrument or engine, a framing or workemanship: a scaffold in building: also things craftily invented, subtill deuises or shiftes: craftie meanes to deceiue: also the place ouer the stage, from whence some god appeared or spake.

© Feb. 1999