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masquenoun [C]

uk   /mɑːsk/  us   /mæsk/
a ​type of ​theatreentertainmentincludingpoetry, ​singing, and ​dancing, ​performed in ​England in the 16th and 17th ​centuries, ​especially at a ​royal court (= the ​officialhome of a ​king or ​queen)
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