PER'SONAGE, noun A man or woman of distinction; as an illustrious personage
1. Exterior appearance; stature; air; as a tall personage; a stately personage
2. Character assumed.
The Venetians, naturally grave, love to give in to the follies of such seasons, when disguised in a false personage
3. Character represented.
Some persons must be found, already known in history, whom we may make the actors and personages of this fable.