EMEDD Citations for "tragical, tragicall"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

  1. tragicall (English entry by Robert Cawdrey 1604)

    tragicall, cruell, sorrowfull, like a tragedy.

  2. tragical (English entry by John Bullokar 1616)

    TRAGICAL: Tragicall. Mournefull, lamentable, deadly, which endeth like a Tragedy.

  3. tragical (English entry by Thomas Blount 1656)

    TRAGICAL: Tragical (tragicus) pertaining to Tragedies, cruel, outragious. See Comical.

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