Cothurn

Co"thurn

(k?"th?rn), n. [L. cothurnus, Gr. . Cf. Cothurnus.] A buskin anciently used by tragic actors on the stage; hence, tragedy in general.
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The moment had arrived when it was thought that the mask and the cothurn might be assumed with effect.
Motley.
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Co*thur"nate

(k?-th?r"n?t),

Co*thur"na*ted

(-n?-t?d), } a. 1. Wearing a cothurn.
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2. Relating to tragedy; solemn; grave.
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Co*thur"nus

(-n?s), n. [L.] Same as Cothurn.
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