pasquil

pasquil

[pas-kwil]

Origin:
1525–35; < Neo-Latin pasquillus < Italian pasquillo, diminutive of Pasquino; see pasquinade

pasquilic, pasquillic, adjective
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Nash

[nash]
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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Nash (næʃ)
 
n
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)

pasquinade or pasquil (ˌpæskwɪˈneɪd, ˈpæskwɪl)
 
n
1.  an abusive lampoon or satire, esp one posted in a public place
 
vb , -ades, -ading, -aded, -quils, -quilling, -quilled
2.  (tr) to ridicule with pasquinade
 
[C17: from Italian Pasquino name given to an ancient Roman statue disinterred in 1501, which was annually posted with satirical verses]
 
pasquil or pasquil
 
n
 
vb
 
[C17: from Italian Pasquino name given to an ancient Roman statue disinterred in 1501, which was annually posted with satirical verses]
 
pasquin'ader or pasquil
 
n

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