Definition of the adjective Bergamask
What does Bergamask mean as an attribute of a noun?
- Of or characteristic of Bergamo, Italy.
Bergamask, bergomask, bergamesca, or bergamasca, is dance and associated melody and chord progression. It was considered a clumsy rustic dance copied from the natives of Bergamo, reputed to be very awkward in their manners.
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information
BERGAMASK, or BERGOMASK (from the town of Bergamo in North Italy), a clumsy rustic ...
by William Lines Hubbard, George W. Andrews, Edward Dickinson, Arthur Foote, Emil Liebling
A bergamask is a part of Mendelssohn's music to ...
by Michel Delon
Further, the use of scenesin French, and thereby the introduction oftopical satire, brokeupthe mosaicof the characters' individual peculiarities anddialects— Venetian, Bergamask,Bolognese, Neapolitan. Duringthe Italian actors' second periodof ...
Shakespeare Lexicon (2007)
by Alexander Schmidt
but c, your Bergamask, Mids. V, 368. c, the full stop, ...
by William Lines Hubbard
bergamask (bur-ga-mask ) Eng. n. bergamasque (ber-ga-mask') Fr. n. From Bergamo: a kind of dance.
Zell's Popular Encyclopedia (1882)
A Complete Dictionary of the English Language; with Pronouncing Vocabulary & a Gazetteer of the World
the Calabrian, the Neapolitan, the Roman, the Norcian, tho Tuscan, the Bolognese, the Venetian, the Frlulian, the Paduan, the Lonibardian, the Milanese , the Bergamask, the Piedmontes, the Genoese, the Corsican, and lastly, the Sardinian.
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Scrabble value of B3E1R1G2A1M3A1S1K5
The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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