(Pas"quin) n. [It. pasquino a mutilated statue at Rome, set up against the wall of the place
of the Orsini; so called from a witty cobbler or tailor, near whose shop the statue was dug up. On this
statue it was customary to paste satiric papers.] A lampooner; also, a lampoon. See Pasquinade.
The Grecian wits, who satire first began,Dryden.
Were pleasant pasquins on the life of man.
(Pas"quin), v. t. To lampoon; to satiraze. [R.]
To see himself pasquined and affronted.Dryden.
(Pas`quin*ade") n. [F. pasquinade, It. pasquinata.] A lampoon or satirical writing. Macaulay.
(Pas`quin*ade"), v. t. To lampoon, to satirize.
(Pass) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Passed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Passing.] [F. passer, LL. passare, fr. L.
passus step, or from pandere, passum, to spread out, lay open. See Pace.]
1. To go; to move; to proceed; to be moved or transferred from one point to another; to make a transit;
usually with a following adverb or adverbal phrase defining the kind or manner of motion; as, to pass
on, by, out, in, etc.; to pass swiftly, directly, smoothly, etc.; to pass to the rear, under the yoke, over the
bridge, across the field, beyond the border, etc. "But now pass over [i. e., pass on]." Chaucer.
On high behests his angels to and froMilton.
Sweet sounds rose slowly through their mouths,Coleridge.
And from their bodies passed.
2. To move or be transferred from one state or condition to another; to change possession, condition, or
circumstances; to undergo transition; as, the business has passed into other hands.
Others, dissatisfied with what they have, . . . pass from just to unjust.Sir W. Temple.
3. To move beyond the range of the senses or of knowledge; to pass away; hence, to disappear; to vanish; to
depart; specifically, to depart from life; to die.
Disturb him not, let him pass paceably.Shak.
Beauty is a charm, but soon the charm will pass.Dryden.
The passing of the sweetest soulTennyson.
That ever looked with human eyes.
4. To move or to come into being or under notice; to come and go in consciousness; hence, to take place; to
occur; to happen; to come; to occur progressively or in succession; to be present transitorily.
So death passed upon all men.Rom. v. 12.
Our own consciousness of what passes within our own mind.I. Watts.
5. To go by or glide by, as time; to elapse; to be spent; as, their vacation passed pleasantly.
Now the time is far passed.Mark vi. 35
6. To go from one person to another; hence, to be given and taken freely; as, clipped coin will not pass; to
obtain general acceptance; to be held or regarded; to circulate; to be current; followed by for before a