Definitions

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  • adj. underneath the stage
  • n. The area beneath a stage.

Etymologies

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under- +‎ stage

Examples

  • He falls into a kind of fascination with the place, despite, or maybe because of, its eerie nature, the rustlings of ghostly presences, and the clumsily built brick wall that cuts off half the understage area and cannot be penetrated.

    Burying The Past « Tales from the Reading Room

  • There are some great effects, aided by the addition of access to the understage area.

    Chrome

  • Added to that, Welles devised a series of open traps which led down to the understage area and scared his cast witless.

    Evening Standard - Home

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