EMEDD Citations for "mimus"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

  1. mimus (Latin entry by Thomas Thomas 1587)

    Mimus, mi, m. g. A iester or vice, a counterfeiter of mens doings and manners: a scoffer: also a foolish acte, or poetrie, imitating wantonnes without all shame: a ridiculous fact, & worthy to be laught at. Suet. Mimo subservire, Bud. To beare the burden, to sing the plaine song, to helpe forward.

© Feb. 1999