chronicle play
noun Date: 1863 a play with a theme from history consisting usually of rather loosely connected episodes chronologically arranged

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chronicle play — a drama based on historical material, usually consisting of a series of short episodes or scenes arranged chronologically. Also called chronicle history. [1900 05] * * * or history play Play with a theme from history that often holds up the past… …   Universalium

  • chronicle play — noun or chronicle history : a play with a theme from history consisting usually of rather loosely connected episodes chronologically arranged …   Useful english dictionary

  • chronicle play — drama based loosely on historical events …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chronicle history — noun see chronicle play * * * chronicle history, an Elizabethan descriptive title for a chronicle play: »The Chronicle History of Henry the Fifth (Shakespeare) …   Useful english dictionary

  • play — playingly, adv. playless, adj. playlike, adj. /play/, n. 1. a dramatic composition or piece; drama. 2. a dramatic performance, as on the stage. 3. exercise or activity for amusement or recreation. 4. fun or jest, as opposed to seriousness: I said …   Universalium

  • chronicle drama — noun : chronicle play; collectively : chronicle plays …   Useful english dictionary

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