He had at hand a surer ladder to fame than the mummer's art.
They ought at least, to give us a moorish dance, or some other mummer!
I persuaded the head of our mummer troop to write out their play as it was handed down to him by his predecessors.
But the mummer had gone so far as to assume the type of the Red Death.
It is as though we caught Ajax masquerading as a mummer, or Aeschylus dressed up in cap and bells.
A steamer was bearing my lady-love into the presence of her mummer.
When Peter reached the place where he had caught a glimpse of mummer, no one was to be seen.
He was so much bigger than mummer that it was hard to believe that they were own cousins.
The mummer returned quickly; but the majority of the migrants stayed abroad for some time.
mummer's they shrunk so she couldn't wear 'em, and Jessy couldn't nuther.
"one who performs in a mumming, actor in a dumb show," early 15c., probably a fusion of Middle French momeur "mummer" (from Old French momer "mask oneself," from momon "mask") and Middle English mommen "to mutter, be silent," related to mum (interjection).