Last modified on 14 August 2013, at 15:14

commonty

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

1594 Marry, I will; let them play it. Is not a commonty a Christmas gambold or a tumbling-trick? — Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew, Induction (prologue), Scene 2

NounEdit

commonty (uncountable)

  1. Shakespeare's jesting mispronunciation of comedy, put into the mouth of Christopher Sly.

ScotsEdit

NounEdit

commonty (plural commonties)

  1. (obsolete) community