Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The proprietary right of the author of a dramatic or musical composition to its exclusive production or performance, as distinguished from the right to multiply copies by printing. See stage-right.

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Examples

  • The artist who is in mortal dread of being thought a politician or suspected of motives cannot feel, and will as surely fail, as the one who sits down to play the rĂ´le of politician disguised as play-right.

    Principles of Freedom

  • With 31 games remaining in the regular season, general manager Ken Holland said it's vital for Osgood to step up his play-right away.

    Kuklas Korner

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