Travesty

Trav"es*ty

, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Travestied (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Travesting.] To translate, imitate, or represent, so as to render ridiculous or ludicrous.
[1913 Webster]

I see poor Lucan travestied, not appareled in his Roman toga, but under the cruel shears of an English tailor.
Bentley.
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Tra`vois"

(?), n. [Cf. Travail.] 1. A primitive vehicle, common among the North American Indians, usually two trailing poles serving as shafts and bearing a platform or net for a load.

On the plains they will have horses dragging travoises; dogs with travoises, women and children loaded with impediments.
Julian Ralph.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A logging sled. [Northern U. S. & Canada]
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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