VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

II. PERSONAL AFFECTIONS

2. Discriminative Affections
[Object and cause of ridicule.] Laughingstock.

[Nouns] laughingstock, jestingstock, gazingstock; butt, game, fair game; April fool (dupe) [more].

original, oddity; queer fish, odd fish; quiz, square toes; old monkey, fogey monkey, fogy monkey; buffoon (jester) [more]; pantomimist (actor) [more].

jest (wit) [more].

[Phrases] dum vitant stulti vitia in contraria currunt.

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