Scaffoldage

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Scaffoldage A scaffold.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n scaffoldage A scaffold; a stage; the timberwork of a stage; scaffolding.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Scaffoldage (Shak.) a scaffold, a stage, the gallery of a theatre
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. escafaut (Fr. échafaud, It. catafalco); from a Romance word, found in Sp. catar, to view—L. captāre, to try to seize, falco (It. palco), a scaffold—Ger. balke, a beam. Doublet catafalque.