- a comic or grotesque performance, as a dance, presented before or between the acts of a masque.
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Antimask, Antimasque, an′ti-mask, n. a ridiculous interlude dividing the parts of the more serious mask.
- a comic or grotesque dance, presented between the acts of a masque
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