Definition of Clowneries

1. clownery [n] - See also: clownery



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clowneries

clowder
clowders
clowlike
clown
clown about
clown anemone fish
clown around
clown car
clown cars
clown doctor
clown doctors
clown shoe
clown shoes
clownage
clowned
clowneries
clownery
clownfish
clownfishes
clowning
clownish
clownishly
clownishness
clownishnesses
clownlike
clownology
clowns
clows
cloxacillin
cloxacillin sodium

Literary usage of Clowneries

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1. The Chief Elizabethan Dramatists, Excluding Shakespeare by William Allan Neilson (1911)
"Her Court approves it, that 's a Court indeed, Not mixt with clowneries us'd in common But, as Courts should be, th' abstracts of their houses, ..."

2. A History of German Literature by Calvin Thomas (1909)
"As horseplay and clowneries abounded in the action, so the verse is generally crude, the language commonplace, the humour coarse and often indecent. ..."

3. Lectures on Subjects Connected with Literature and Life by Edwin Percy Whipple (1859)
"... and also with what Sterling calls the " trivial and the bombastic, the drivelling, squinting, sprawling clowneries of nature, with her worn out ..."

4. Shakespeare in France Under the Ancien Régime by Jean Jules Jusserand (1899)
"Rules and liberties : Jodelle, Gamier, Grevin ... ... ... 35 English players in Paris—They perform at the Hotel de Bourgogne, 1598—Clowneries and ..."

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