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- n. representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production
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The entire house was a stage set with dust-coloured shrouds.
Amy Fellowes has a daughter who is in the stage set (many quite good young people play at this nowadays, you know, dear) and when the conversation turned to the death of Raymond Ramillies (no doubt you read about it; it was very sudden) Mrs. Fellowes came out with an extraordinary story.
NObody, that is to say, had been facing the stage set that Miss Marple was now facing.