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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Display  \Dis*play"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Displayed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Displaying}.]  [OE.  displaien  desplaien  OF 
  despleier  desploier  F.  d['e]ployer;  pref.  des-  (L.  dis-)  + 
  pleier  ploier,  plier,  F.  ployer,  plier,  to  fold,  bend,  L. 
  plicare  See  {Ply},  and  cf  {Deploy},  {Splay}.] 
  1.  To  unfold;  to  spread  wide;  to  expand;  to  stretch  out  to 
  spread. 
 
  The  northern  wind  his  wings  did  broad  display. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  (Mil.)  To  extend  the  front  of  (a  column),  bringing  it  into 
  line  --Farrow. 
 
  3.  To  spread  before  the  view;  to  show  to  exhibit  to  the 
  sight,  or  to  the  mind;  to  make  manifest. 
 
  His  statement  .  .  .  displays  very  clearly  the  actual 
  condition  of  the  army.  --Burke. 
 
  4.  To  make  an  exhibition  of  to  set  in  view  conspicuously  or 
  ostentatiously;  to  exhibit  for  the  sake  of  publicity;  to 
  parade. 
 
  Proudly  displaying  the  insignia  of  their  order 
  --Prescott. 
 
  5.  (Print.)  To  make  conspicuous  by  large  or  prominent  type 
 
  6.  To  discover;  to  descry.  [Obs.] 
 
  And  from  his  seat  took  pleasure  to  display  The  city 
  so  adorned  with  towers.  --Chapman. 
 
  Syn:  To  exhibit;  show  manifest;  spread  out  parade;  expand; 
  flaunt. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Displayed  \Dis*played"\,  a. 
  1.  Unfolded;  expanded;  exhibited  conspicuously  or 
  ostentatiously. 
 
  2.  (Her.)  With  wings  expanded;  --  said  of  a  bird  of  pray, 
  esp.  an  eagle. 
 
  3.  (Print.)  Set  with  lines  of  prominent  type  interspersed,  to 
  catch  the  eye. 




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