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harlequinade


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Harlequinade  \Har"le*quin*ade`\,  n.  [F.  arleguinade.] 
  A  play  or  part  of  play  in  which  the  harlequin  is  conspicuous; 
  the  part  of  a  harlequin.  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  harlequinade 
  n  :  acting  like  a  clown  or  buffoon  [syn:  {buffoonery},  {clowning}, 
  {frivolity},  {prank}] 




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