Baretti: A dictionary of the English and Italian languages
Mostrá-re, v. a.
1. to show, expose to view, exhibit;2. to afford to the eye or notice. — miracoli, to work miracles; 3. to discover, make known a thing; 4. to prove, demonstrate any thing from its effects; 5. to give proof or testimony of any thing; 6. to teach or instruct by precept and example. Far —, to make a parade. — a dito, to show or point at with one's finger by way of derision. — fretta, to hurry one's self. — i denti, to show one's teeth, to threaten. — il bianco nero, to prove that black is white. — il calcagno, to take to one's heels. — la fronte, to defend one's self courageously. — sembiante, to make believe; v. n. 1. to appear, to look; 2. to feign, dissemble, pretend.Mostra di non conoscermi, he pretends not to know me; 3. to be clear, apparent, manifest;v. r. 1. — cogli effetti ad uno, to prove what one is by deeds; 2. — nuovo d'alcuna cosa, to affect not to know a thing; s. m. Mostrá-tóre, f. Mostrá-tríce;adj. Mostrá-nte.
Florio: a worlde of wordes, or most copious, dictionarie in Italian and English
mostrare: to shew, to put to view, to demonstrate. Also to muster souldiers.