from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A lampooner; also, a lampoon. See pasquinade.
- transitive v. To lampoon; to satiraze.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pasquinade; lampoon.
- n. A lampoon; a satire.
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The word "pasquin" (pasquino) is derived from the name of a tailor, who was famous at the end of the fifteenth century for his lampoons.
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Without such disclosure, the administration reasoned, the public may not be aware of important hidden incentive (h/t pasquin).
Without such disclosure, the administration reasoned, the public may not be aware of important hidden incentives (h/t pasquin).
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