- a pasquinade.
Origin of pasquil
1525–35; < New Latin pasquillus < Italian pasquillo, diminutive of Pasquino; see pasquinade
- John,1752–1835, English architect and city planner.
- Ogden,1902–71, U.S. writer of humorous verse.
- Also Nashe. Thomas,Pasquil, 1567–1601, English dramatist, novelist, and satirical pamphleteer.
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Examples from the Web for pasquil
In Pasquil's Jests, the tale is told of a "young woman of Barnet."
It is not to be marvelled at if the Regent did style the letter a “pasquil.”John Knox and the Reformation
One of Pasquil's Jests is "how mad Coomes, when his wife was drowned, sought her against the stream."
The zeal of the Scottish reformers was at its height, and this zeal found vent in many a pasquil discharged at Popery.A Book of Ballads, Volume 1
She accepted it jocularly as a “pasquil,” and Knox on his departure was condemned and burned in effigy.
- John. 1752–1835, English town planner and architect. He designed Regent's Park, Regent Street, and the Marble Arch in London
- Ogden. 1902–71, US humorous poet
- Paul. 1889–1946, English painter, noted esp as a war artist in both World Wars and for his landscapes
- Richard, known as Beau Nash. 1674–1762, English dandy
- See (Thomas) Nashe
- Sir Walter . 1882–1968, New Zealand Labour statesman, born in England: prime minister of New Zealand (1957–60)
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