chronicle play

noun

Definition of chronicle play

: a play with a theme from history consisting usually of rather loosely connected episodes chronologically arranged

First Known Use of chronicle play

1863, in the meaning defined above

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“Chronicle play.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chronicle%20play. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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