scaffoldage

scaffoldage

(ˈskæfəldɪdʒ) or

scaffolage

n
poetic a scaffold or scaffolding
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Sometime, great Agamemnon, Thy topless deputation he puts on, And, like a strutting player, whose conceit Lies in his hamstring, and doth think it rich To hear the wooden dialogue and sound 'Twixt his stretched footing and the scaffoldage, Such to-be-pitied and o'er-wrested seeming He acts thy greatness in; and when he speaks, 'Tis like a chime a-mending, with terms [unsquar'd], Which from the tongue of roaring Typhon dropp'd Would seem hyperboles.