costume play

costume play
costume drama, costume piece or costume play noun
One in which the actors wear the costumes of an earlier era
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Main Entry:costume

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  • costume play — play in which the actors wear costumes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • costume drama — costume drama, costume piece or costume play noun One in which the actors wear the costumes of an earlier era • • • Main Entry: ↑costume * * * ˈcostume drama f11 [costume drama] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • costume piece — costume drama, costume piece or costume play noun One in which the actors wear the costumes of an earlier era • • • Main Entry: ↑costume …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Costume design — for Gianetta The Gondoliers Costume design is the fabrication of apparel for the overall appearance of a character or performer. This usually involves researching, designing and building the actual items from conception. Costumes may be for a… …   Wikipedia

  • Costume — Cos tume (k?s t?m or k?s t?m ), n. [F. costume, It. costume custom, dress, fr. L. consuetumen (not found), for consuetudo custom. See {Custom}, and cf. {Consuetude}.] 1. Dress in general; esp., the distinctive style of dress of a people, class,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • costume — [käs′to͞om΄, käs′tyo͞om΄] n. [18th c. art term < Fr < It < L consuetudo,CUSTOM] 1. a) the style of dress, including accessories, typical of a certain country, period, profession, etc. b) a set of clothes in such a style, as worn in a… …   English World dictionary

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