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Questions about the two-part play 'Tamburlaine the Great' by Christopher Marlowe. Use with the tag [christopher-marlowe].

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What are "jigging veins of rhyming mother wits"?

The prologue of Tamburlaine the Great by Christopher Marlowe begins: From jigging veins of rhyming mother wits, And such conceits as clownage keeps in pay, We'll lead you to the stately tent of war, ...