Yorick

Yorick
Yorick [Yorick]
a former court jester (= a man employed to amuse the king in the Middle Ages) whose ↑skull is found by the men digging Ophelia’s grave in Shakespeare's play Hamlet. Hamlet picks up the ↑skull and makes a famous speech, which begins: Alas, poor Yorick. I knew him, Horatio; A fellow of infinite jest …

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