theat

 firm, close, staunch ; spoken of barrels when they do not run. N.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • theat. — 1. theater. 2. theatrical. * * * theat., theatrical. * * * abbr. ■ theater ■ theatrical …   Useful english dictionary

  • theat. — 1. theater. 2. theatrical. * * * …   Universalium

  • theat — r (G). An audience; a theatre …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • theat. — 1. theatre. 2. theatrical …   Australian English dictionary

  • theat — abbreviation theater; theatrical …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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


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