When Jaques saw this man wearing motley (the many-colored outfit worn by professional jesters), he greeted him: "Good morrow, fool."
Several of the great continental 'powers' still retain their 'fools,' who wore motley, with caps and bells, and who were expected to be always ready with sharp witticisms, at a moment's notice, in consideration of the crumbs that fell from the royal table.
The man wore motley.
While the victim in "The Cask of Amontillado" wears motley, in "Hop-Frog," the murderer is wearing it.
Red-haired and slim, with a thief's long, nimble fingers, he wore kender motley - yellow leggings, blue shirt, green cloak and purple-dyed buckskin boots.
In Shakespeare's time, all the fools wore motley.
You must know, my dear cousins and countrymen, that I more russet before I wore motley, and was bred to be a friar, until a brain-fever came upon me and left me just wit enough to be a fool.
We do not all wear motley.
They wore "motley," a patchwork coat of various colors.
If he wore motley, then people would have to let him say anything he wanted to.