Meaning of sotie

so•tie

Pronunciation: (sō-tē'), [key]
— n.
  1. a satirical and topical comedy employing actors dressed in traditional fool's costume, popular in France during the late Middle Ages, and often used as a curtain raiser to mystery and morality plays.
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