- firm, close, staunch ; spoken of barrels when they do not run. N.
A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. Francis Grose. 1790.
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theat. — 1. theater. 2. theatrical. * * * theat., theatrical. * * * abbr. ■ theater ■ theatrical … Useful english dictionary
theat. — 1. theater. 2. theatrical. * * * … Universalium
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theatricalise — theatˈricalize or theatˈricalise transitive verb 1. To adapt to dramatic representation 2. To make stagy intransitive verb 1. To act 2. To attend the theatre • • • Main Entry: ↑theatre … Useful english dictionary
theatricize — theatˈricize or theatˈricise / sīz/ intransitive verb To play a part • • • Main Entry: ↑theatre … Useful english dictionary
theatricise — theatˈricize or theatˈricise / sīz/ intransitive verb To play a part • • • Main Entry: ↑theatre … Useful english dictionary
act call — Theat. 1. Also called act warning. a call or order from the stage manager summoning performers onstage for the beginning of a performance or act. 2. a signal summoning the audience to their seats for the beginning of a performance or act. * * * … Universalium
act curtain — Theat. a curtain for closing the proscenium opening between acts or scenes. Also called act drop, house curtain. * * * … Universalium