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by-play

[bahy-pley] /ˈbaɪˌpleɪ/
noun
1.
an action or speech carried on to the side while the main action proceeds, especially on the stage.
Also, byplay.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15
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by-play

noun
1.
secondary action or talking carried on apart while the main action proceeds, esp in a play
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