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mystery play

noun
1.
a medieval dramatic form based on a Biblical story, usually dealing with the life, death, and resurrection of Christ.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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mystery play

noun
1.
(in the Middle Ages) a type of drama based on the life of Christ Compare miracle play
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