(theatre) A kind of clown, usually serving as an anarchic foil to the whiteface.
Awe-inspiring, majestic, noble, venerable.
‘an august patron of the arts’;
Of noble birth.
‘an august lineage’;
To make ripe; ripen.
To bring to realization.
Of a quality inspiring mingled admiration and reverence; having an aspect of solemn dignity or grandeur; sublime; majestic; having exalted birth, character, state, or authority.
‘So beautiful and so august a spectacle.’; ‘To mingle with a body so august.’;
The eighth month of the year, containing thirty-one days.
the month following July and preceding September
of or befitting a lord;
‘heir to a lordly fortune’; ‘of august lineage’;
‘revered holy men’;
August is the eighth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars, and the fifth of seven months to have a length of 31 days. Its zodiac sign is Leo and was originally named Sextilis in Latin because it was the sixth month in the original ten-month Roman calendar under Romulus in 753 BC, with March being the first month of the year.