master of misrule

master of misrule
глава рождественских увеселений
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идиом. глава рождественских увеселений (в старой Англии)

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  • Misrule, Lord of — ▪ English medieval official also called  Abbot Of Misrule, or King Of Misrule,         official of the late medieval and early Tudor period in England, who was specially appointed to manage the Christmas festivities held at court, in the houses… …   Universalium

  • Master of the Revels — The Master of the Revels was a position within the English, and later the British, royal household heading the Revels Office or Office of the Revels that originally had responsibilities for overseeing royal festivities, known as revels, and later …   Wikipedia

  • master of ceremonies — noun a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers) (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑emcee, ↑host • Derivationally related forms: ↑host (for: ↑host), ↑emcee …   Useful english dictionary

  • Master of the revels — Revel Rev el, n. [OF. revel rebellion, disorder, feast, sport. See {Revel}, v. i.] A feast with loose and noisy jollity; riotous festivity or merrymaking; a carousal. [1913 Webster] This day in mirth and revel to dispend. Chaucer. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • master of ceremonies — Synonyms and related words: AFTRA, Abbot of Unreason, DJ, Lord of Misrule, MC, anchor man, announcer, attorney, auteur, bailiff, ballyhoo man, barker, broadcaster, butler, callboy, commentator, costume designer, costumer, costumier, croupier,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • abbot of misrule — master of revels (especially at Christmas time), also known as abbot of unreason (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lord of misrule — master of revels at traditional Christmas celebration in England during the 15th and 16th centuries …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Lord of Misrule — noun a person appointed master of revels at a Christmas celebration • Hypernyms: ↑master of ceremonies, ↑emcee, ↑host * * * Etymology: Middle English lorde of mysrewle 1. : one chosen to preside over the Christmas revels at court, in noble… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lord of Misrule — For other uses, see Lord of Misrule (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Lords of Misrule (disambiguation). In England, the Lord of Misrule known in Scotland as the Abbot of Unreason and in France as the Prince des Sots was an officer… …   Wikipedia

  • Abbot of Misrule — Abbot Ab bot, n. [AS. abbod, abbad, L. abbas, abbatis, Gr. abba^s, fr. Syriac abb[=a] father. Cf. {Abba}, {Abb[ E]}.] 1. The superior or head of an abbey. [1913 Webster] 2. One of a class of bishops whose sees were formerly abbeys. Encyc. Brit.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lord of misrule — Lord Lord, n. [OE. lord, laverd, loverd, AS. hl[=a]ford, for hl[=a]fweard, i. e., bread keeper; hl[=a]f bread, loaf + weardian to look after, to take care of, to ward. See {Loaf}, and {Ward} to guard, and cf. {Laird}, {Lady}.] 1. One who has… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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