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Definition of Masquerade

Masquerade
Masquerade Mas`quer*ade", n. [F. mascarade, fr. Sp. mascarada, or It. mascherata. See Mask.] 1. An assembly of persons wearing masks, and amusing themselves with dancing, conversation, or other diversions. In courtly balls and midnight masquerades. --Pope. 2. A dramatic performance by actors in masks; a mask. See 1st Mask, 4. [Obs.] 3. Acting or living under false pretenses; concealment of something by a false or unreal show; pretentious show; disguise. That masquerade of misrepresentation which invariably accompanied the political eloquence of Rome. --De Quincey. 4. A Spanish diversion on horseback.
Masquerade
Masquerade Mas`quer*ade", v. t. To conceal with masks; to disguise. ``To masquerade vice.' --Killingbeck.

Meaning of Masquerade from wikipedia

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- "This Masquerade" is a song written by American singer and musician Leon Russell. It was originally recorded in 1972 by Russell for his album Carney and...
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- A masquerade ball (or bal masqué) is an event in which the parti****nts attend in costume wearing a mask. (Compare the word "masque"—a formal written and...
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- Masquerade is a picture book, written and illustrated by Kit Williams, published in August 1979, that sparked a treasure hunt by concealing clues to the...
- Jokers' Masquerade is a prominent online retailer selling fancy dress costumes and accessories. Founded in 2001, the company was originally an online joke...
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