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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0004-0008-0009

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1782-07-09

9th. Tuesday.

Went in the afternoon to Mr. Rimberts with Mr. Artaud to borrow Domino's1 for the mascarade of tomorrow. Went to the shops. Anniversary of her Majesty's coming to the Throne.
1. A domino is a loose cloak with attached half-mask worn by those at masquerades who chose not to go as particular characters. The word sometimes signifies only the mask itself ( OED).