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pasquil

[pas-kwil] /ˈpæs kwɪl/
noun
1.
a pasquinade.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; < Neo-Latin pasquillus < Italian pasquillo, diminutive of Pasquino; see pasquinade
Related forms
pasquilic, pasquillic, adjective

Nash

[nash] /næʃ/
noun
1.
John, 1752–1835, English architect and city planner.
2.
Ogden, 1902–71, U.S. writer of humorous verse.
3.
Also, Nashe. Thomas ("Pasquil") 1567–1601, English dramatist, novelist, and satirical pamphleteer.
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British Dictionary definitions for pasquil

pasquinade

/ˌpæskwɪˈneɪd/
noun
1.
an abusive lampoon or satire, esp one posted in a public place
verb -ades, -ading, -aded, -quils, -quilling, -quilled
2.
(transitive) to ridicule with pasquinade
Derived Forms
pasquinader, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Italian Pasquino name given to an ancient Roman statue disinterred in 1501, which was annually posted with satirical verses

Nash

/næʃ/
noun
1.
John. 1752–1835, English town planner and architect. He designed Regent's Park, Regent Street, and the Marble Arch in London
2.
Ogden. 1902–71, US humorous poet
3.
Paul. 1889–1946, English painter, noted esp as a war artist in both World Wars and for his landscapes
4.
Richard, known as Beau Nash. 1674–1762, English dandy
5.
See (Thomas) Nashe
6.
Sir Walter. 1882–1968, New Zealand Labour statesman, born in England: prime minister of New Zealand (1957–60)
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Slang definitions & phrases for pasquil

nash

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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