EMEDD Citations for "spectacle"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

  1. spectacle (French entry by John Palsgrave 1530)

    Spectacle a thyng to beholde spectacle s ma.

  2. spectacle (English entry by Richard Mulcaster 1582)

    spectacle [no explanation]

  3. spectacle (French entry by Randle Cotgrave 1611)

    Spectacle: m. A spectacle; a publike sight, shew, pageant, play.

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