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miracle play

noun
1.
a medieval dramatic form dealing with religious subjects such as Biblical stories or saints' lives, usually presented in a series or cycle by the craft guilds.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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Examples for miracle play
  • In a miracle play a veiled figure is introduced and walks across the stage.
  • To support the production of a traditional miracle play.
  • The earlier serious representations of the miracle play cannot excuse there modern exhibitions.
British Dictionary definitions for miracle play

miracle play

noun
1.
a medieval play based on a biblical story or the life of a saint Compare mystery play
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