Definition of Pantalone

1. [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pantalone

pant leg
pant legs
pant suit
panta-
pantable
pantables
pantachromatic
pantagraph
pantagraphs
pantagruelian
pantalet
pantalets
pantalettes
pantalgia
pantalon
pantalone (current term)
pantalones
pantalons
pantaloon
pantaloon embolism
pantaloon hernia
pantalooned
pantalooneries
pantaloonery
pantaloons
pantamorph
pantamorphia
pantamorphic
pantankyloblepharon

Literary usage of Pantalone

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1. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1838)
"pantalone; a mask of the Italian comedy. (See Mask.) From him the pantaloons have their name, because he is dressed in wide, long garments of this sort. ..."

2. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"Beatrice hides as pantalone comes out, and seeing Colombina give the password ... She runs off, leaving pantalone wondering who the traitor is who has given ..."

3. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1851)
"(See pantalone.) man begins to think of the cause of things, he either separates the great original cause entirely from other existences (which is ..."

4. Goldoni and the Venice of His Time by Joseph Spencer Kennard (1920)
"pantalone finds Ottavio, a Livornese gentleman, in the hands of a Venetian gambler and swindler, Martino, and immediately pantalone interferes. ..."

5. Fraser's Magazine (1877)
"pantalone might well be ... without changing his name ; but Cassandro coula only be like one particular kind of pantalone—miserly above all things, ..."

6. Studies of the Eighteenth Century in Italy by Vernon Lee (1887)
"He has scarcely seen Barbarina on his terrace before he falls madly in love with her—" pantalone," he cries, " she has on a dress made by the dressmaker ..."

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