Etymology: :1594 Marry, I will; let them play it. Is not a a Christmas gambold or a tumbling-trick? " Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew, s:The_Taming_of_the_ShrewSCENE_II._A_bedchamber_in_the_LORD.27S_house., Induction (prologue), Scene 2
- Shakespeare's jesting mispronunciation of comedy, put into the mouth of Christopher Sly.
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