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
Last modified on 14 August 2013, at 15:14