Maistress

Mais´tress


n.1.Mistress.
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Phrases like "how ye shal trace / the daunce which that you see" suggest a processional viewing, reinforced in the poem by Death's address to individuals in the painting--"Come forth maistress," "Come neer sir Sergeant"--followed by individual responses, which add imagined movement and a mimic aurality to the mute stationary painting.
1631 -- spouses c1520 -- rib 1589/90-1627 -- maistress 1637-1683 -- TABLE 8: Microstructure of the lexical sub-dimension BANNS (1350-1700) 07.