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also mas·quer  (măs′kər)
One who wears a mask, especially a participant in a masquerade or masque.


(ˈmɑːskə) or


a person who wears a mask or takes part in a masque
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Noun1.masker - a participant in a masquerademasker - a participant in a masquerade  
participant - someone who takes part in an activity
References in classic literature ?
Hop-Frog, clinging to the chain as it rose, still maintained his relative position in respect to the eight maskers, and still (as if nothing were the matter) continued to thrust his torch down toward them, as though endeavoring to discover who they were.
The encamisados were all timid folk and unarmed, so they speedily made their escape from the fray and set off at a run across the plain with their lighted torches, looking exactly like maskers running on some gala or festival night.
But to the chamber which lies most westwardly of the seven, there are now none of the maskers who venture; for the night is waning away; and there flows a ruddier light through the blood-coloured panes; and the blackness of the sable drapery appals; and to him whose foot falls upon the sable carpet, there comes from the near clock of ebony a muffled peal more solemnly emphatic than any which reaches their ears who indulged in the more remote gaieties of the other apartments.
On his return from the Vatican, Franz carefully avoided the Corso; he brought away with him a treasure of pious thoughts, to which the mad gayety of the maskers would have been profanation.
No sound was audible save that of the carriages that were carrying the maskers home; nothing was visible save a few lights that burnt behind the windows.
The little boy scraped away at his cauldron with more spirit than ever; and, to crown all, an old woman had just placed on the tripod a frying-pan of grease, which hissed away on the fire with a noise similar to the cry of a troop of children in pursuit of a masker.
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New Orleans Mardi Gras Moments captures todayAEs Mardi Gras celebration through photography and accompanying narrative descriptions, capturing maskers, floaters, celebrities, and even some of the lesser-known aspects of the tradition.
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Die belangrikste opposisies is waarskynlik die van die oordaad van die populere kultuur teenoor omsigtigheid en 'n respek vir gehalte ("Die pornografie van oordaad" en "Korinna van Tanagra"); stilte teenoor beweging en reis ("Herfs"); verwoesting teenoor behoud ("Ou geboue"); egoisme en magsug teenoor innerlike leegheid ("Segetog I"); vervreemding teenoor outentisiteit ("Vervreemding"); natuur teenoor kultuur ("Leerskool"); verbeelding teenoor verstarring ("Die donker binne en die donker buite") asook sosiale maskers teenoor individuele vryheid, veral met betrekking tot die vrou se posisie in ons samelewing ("Identiteit").
For the traditional masquerade, she cites John Wallace Nunley as establishing the essential definition, "a ritual performance of maskers as well as theatrical productions with masked and costumed players.