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masquer

[mas-ker, mah-sker]
noun
  1. masker.
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masker

or mas·quer

[mas-ker, mah-sker]
noun
  1. a person who masks; a person who takes part in a masque.
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Origin of masker

First recorded in 1540–50; mask + -er1
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Examples from the Web for masquer

Historical Examples

  • Nay, my sweet friend, after I have waited for you so long, you come not to my bower to play the masquer.

    The World's Greatest Books, Vol VII

    Various

  • The masquer who was pronounced to be Orloff followed her everywhere, and did not let her out of his sight for a moment.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • Several times I saw her speaking in Russian to one masquer and another.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt


British Dictionary definitions for masquer

masquer

noun
  1. a variant spelling of masker
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masker

masquer

noun
  1. a person who wears a mask or takes part in a masque
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