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byplay


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Byplay  \By"play\,  n. 
  Action  carried  on  aside,  and  commonly  in  dumb  show  while  the 
  main  action  proceeds. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  byplay 
  n  :  incidental  activity  performed  by  an  actor  for  dramatic 
  effect;  "his  business  with  the  cane  was  hilarious"  [syn: 
  {business},  {stage  business}] 




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