a pimp, one who panders or procures prostitutes
the mouthpiece of a helmet
a game similar to bocce ball, wherein the players roll misshapen balls towards a smaller ball to see who can make it the closest
a luxurious coach meant for town use
has two meanings in the context of the play: a) shown great courtesy; b) castrated
the husband of an unfaithful women, usually depicted with donkey horns on his head
a kind of openwork embroidery or lace worn in the latter part of the 16th and in the 17th centuries
an Ancient Greek philosopher, often consider the "father of modern science"
a part of a play represented by action without speech, chiefly in order to exhibit more of the story than could otherwise be included
a Dutch style of jacket that is close-fitting except for its large breeches
astrological tables that show the predicted positions of heavenly bodies
a Muslim of mixed Berber and Arab descent, found in north-western Africa
a medicine made of dead flesh
a person who assists the immoral urges or evil designs of others
a legendary substance that supposedly turns ordinary metals into precious ones, cures diseases, and extends life; in the play, the phrase also refers to testicles
a legendary bird that supposedly lived for hundreds of years; when it died, it burned itself in a funeral pyre, and its youthful reincarnation would rise from its ashes
extravagant, and recklessly wasteful of property
Latin for "what is denied is desired"
an archaic term for "traveling," but also a way to say "laboring or exerting oneself"
a mythical, ancient serpent with a head at either side of its body; a symbol for the devil, it can move in both directions, and seeks cold temperatures