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Play Play, v. t. To play hob, to play the part of a mischievous spirit; to work mischief. Plebs Plebs (pl[e^]bz), n. [L. Cf. Plebe.] 1. The commonalty of ancient Rome who were citizens without the usual political rights; the plebeians; -- distinguished from the patricians. 2. Hence, the common people; the populace; -- construed as a pl., Play Play, n. 1. Amusement; sport; frolic; gambols. 2. Any exercise, or series of actions, intended for amusement or diversion; a game. John naturally loved rough play. --Arbuthnot. 3. The act or practice of contending for victory, amusement, or a prize, as at dice, cards, or billiards; gaming; as, to lose a fortune in play. 4. Action; use; employment; exercise; practice; as, fair play; sword play; a play of wit. ``The next who comes in play.' --Dryden. 5. A dramatic composition; a comedy or tragedy; a composition in which characters are represented by dialogue and action. A play ought to be a just image of human nature. --Dryden. 6. The representation or exhibition of a comedy or tragedy; as, he attends ever play. 7. Performance on an instrument of music. 8. Motion; movement, regular or irregular; as, the play of a wheel or piston; hence, also, room for motion; free and easy action. ``To give them play, front and rear.' --Milton. The joints are let exactly into one another, that they have no play between them. --Moxon. 9. Hence, liberty of acting; room for enlargement or display; scope; as, to give full play to mirth. Play actor, an actor of dramas. --Prynne. Play debt, a gambling debt. --Arbuthnot. Play pleasure, idle amusement. [Obs.] --Bacon. A play upon words, the use of a word in such a way as to be capable of double meaning; punning. Play of colors, prismatic variation of colors. To bring into play, To come into play, to bring or come into use or exercise. To hold in play, to keep occupied or employed.


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- play (stylized as play) is a monthly magazine produced by imagine publishing in the united kingdom , which reports on sony 's playstation
- play! a video game symphony is a concert series that features music from video games performed by a live orchestra. the concerts from 2006
- play may refer to: play (activity), enjoyed by animals and humans. play (theatre), structured literary form of theatre. play may also refer to:
- i.play, also known as the intelligent play system is an interactive playground designed in collaboration between progressive sports
- a play is a form of literature written by a playwright , usually consisting of scripted dialogue between characters , intended for
- ice hockey is a team sport played on ice in which skaters use sticks to shoot a hard rubber hockey puck into their opponent's net to
- a musician (or instrumentalist) is a person who plays a musical instrument , especially (although not necessarily) as a profession - or
- he had been writing plays for more than 25 years the competition ('agon ') for tragedies may have begun as early as 534 bce; official
- the actors (always men) wore masks appropriate to the characters they represented, and each might play several parts athenian tragedy—the
- hamlet is shakespeare's longest play and among the most powerful and influential tragedies in english literature, with a story capable of '


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