Definition of Mummers

1. Noun. (plural of mummer) ¹



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Definition of Mummers

1. mummer [n] - See also: mummer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mummers

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mumbletypeg
mumbling
mumblingly
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mumbly
mumbo-jumbo
mumchance
mumification necrosis
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mummer
mummeries
mummers (current term)
mummery
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mummifications
mummified
mummified pulp
mummifies
mummiform

Literary usage of Mummers

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1. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1899)
"Christmas mummers. Moll Finney, Dr. Brown, Big Head and Little Wits . To face page 191 V. Christinas mummers. Humpty Jack . „ 192 VI. Christinas mummers. ..."

2. Folklore by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1899)
"CHRISTMAS mummers. (Vol x., p. 186.) WITH reference to these I think it will be interesting to give what I can remember of some mummers at Mullion, ..."

3. Folk Festivals: Their Growth and how to Give Them by Mary Master Needham (1912)
"THE mummers Among later traditional groups in England that have brought down to us their gifts are the mummers and the Robin Hood Group. ..."

4. The Mediaeval Stage by Edmund Kerchever Chambers (1903)
"CHAPTER X THE mummers' PLAY {Bibliographical Note. ... A mock Play, as it is acted by the mummers every Christmas. Newcastle, 1788. ..."

5. The Stage: Its Past and Present in Relation to Fine Art by Henry Neville (1875)
"The mummers were low vagabonds without the slightest education or decency, who strolled about the country dressed in fantastic costumes ; dancing, ..."

6. Notices Illustrative of the Drama, and Other Popular Amusements, Chiefly in by William Kelly (1865)
"... our readers the " mummers' Play," as performed in some of the villages near Lutterworth, at Christinas 1863, premising that here, as in other instances, ..."

7. Lips of Music by Charlotte Endymion Porter (1910)
"THOSE BROWN mummers I SUSPECT the rocks of feeling: See those mummers by the shore! Yes; they practise double-dealing, Those brown mummers by the shore. ..."

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