MEANING: noun: 1. Mockery.
2. A debased or grotesque imitation.
verb tr.: 1. To represent in a false or absurd manner.
2. To caricature or parody.

ETYMOLOGY: From French travesti (in disguise), past participle of travestir (to disguise, to cross-dress), from Italian travestire, from tra- (across), from Latin trans- + vestire (to dress). Earliest documented use: 1664.

BRAVESTY - a Deed of Derring-Do

TRAVESTO - that fantastic new magician you've heard so much about

TRA-VESTRY - the room where members of the Choir put on their robes