EMEDD Citations for "theater"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

  1. theater (English entry by John Bullokar 1616)

    THEATER: Theater. A place made halfe rounde where people sate to behold solemne playes and games.

  2. theater (English entry by Thomas Blount 1656)

    THEATER: Theater [ theatrum ] a place made halfe round, where people assembled to behold playes and solemne games; a stage or scaffold. See Amphitheater.

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