mummer


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mummer

1. one of a group of masked performers in folk play or mime
2. a mime artist
3. Humorous or derogatory an actor
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Natasha, Sonya, Madame Schoss, and two maids got into Nicholas' sleigh; Dimmler, his wife, and Petya, into the old count's, and the rest of the mummers seated themselves in the other two sleighs.
From that sleigh one could hear the shouts, laughter, and voices of the mummers.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Inquiry crises between Office of the Chief Public Prosecutor and Istanbul Police It has been claimed that an important inquiry crisis has arisen between Office of the Public Prosecutor and Istanbul Police Department after Prosecutor Mummer AktaE- has begun an important corruption and bribery operation.
Also in that month, Toronto Masque Theatre mounted Burry's The Mummer Masque.
7) Examples in the literature, however, of face blackening as a form of mummer disguise, are abundant and documented in every sub-category of the mumming complex.
Splendid Mummer by Lonne Elder 3d, at the American Place Theatre, is a one-man show for the actor Charles S.
Mummers could also visit your home and sweep your hearth humming as they worked which is where the name mummer came from.
Captain Mummer Jim Ledwith told the Prince the good times flow when the Men of Straw meet like-minded groups from England.
I come from a long line of mummers, and my mother said, `it's a mummer's tune,' one that will chase away all that's bothering you," said Josiah Longo, who fronts the band.
Mixing references to Egyptian, Aztec, Native American, French, Caribbean, mummer, showgirl, and dragqueen cultures, the looming eight-foot Mardi Gras parade costumes of Darryl Montana illustrate how New Orleans's Creole gang rivalries have been sublimated into a fabulous one-upmanship of furious ostrich plumes, megacount sequins, and marabou madness.
Three years later, the playwright went back to Off Broadway with ``Splendid Mummer,'' a monodrama about Ira Aldridge, apparently the first African-American actor to play Othello.
And the two discussed how the millionaire mummer might get involved in the Government's controversial Welfare-to-Work programme.