sotie

noun

so·​tie
sōˈtē
plural -s
: a short topical and farcical play of medieval France performed in costumes combining contemporary dress and fantastic elements (such as donkey's ears and cockscombs)

Word History

Etymology

French, from Middle French, literally, foolishness, farce, from sot fool + -ie -y

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“Sotie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sotie. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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