interlude, enterlude (n.)
short play, theatrical performance [staged to fill an interval]
KL V.iii.90.1[Gonerill to Albany, of his remarks] An interlude!
MND I.ii.5[Quince to all] Here is the scroll of every man's name which is thought fit ... to play in our interlude
MND V.i.153[Snout as Wall] In this same interlude it doth befall / That I ... present a wall
TN V.i.370[Feste to Malvolio] I was one, sir, in this interlude, one Sir Topas
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