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Masquerade


MASQUERA'DE, noun

1. A nocturnal assembly of persons wearing masks, and amusing themselves with dancing, conversation and other diversions.

In courtly balls and midnight masquerades.

2. Disguise.

I came to visit thee in masquerade

3. A Spanish diversion on horseback.

MASQUERA'DE, verb intransitive To go in disguise.

1. To assemble in masks.

MASQUERA'DE, verb transitive To put in disguise.