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Informal for an investment or investment decision, especially one that becomes profitable.

play

1. An investment.
2. See direct play.
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Similarly, in The Spanish Tragedy, Hieronimo's final silence provides another sign of the mystical revelation contained in the revenge playlet.
And the sequence of four playlets presented by the Thespians at the LBT is - to use an adjective that has made it into the OED - thoroughly Pinteresque.
Beyond the early moderns' general affinity for metadrama, self-referential devices designed to scrutinize contemporary social practice, or even the sort of specular pedagogy critics like Maus rightly ascribe to the revenger's final playlet, these masques and ceremonies culminate each tragedy's exploration of space and power begun in its opening scenes of warfare, exile, or imprisonment.
Strikingly, it is he who divorces stage and world as they watch the second playlet (3.
In this playlet, dated 1943, (14) alongside the longer play, an elderly man invites another elderly man to the 'sky parlour' of his apartment to view a painting he has recently purchased from a man who sells nothing but pictures and 'home-made toffee'.
What was happening in front of the curtain, meanwhile, was Driven to Distraction, the 45-minute playlet that a small group of members of the Sutton Coldfield venue, backed by Age Concern and West Midlands Police, have been taking to local day centres and sheltered accommodation to warn of the dangers of distraction burglary.
I once saw one of his shows at the Everyman where the second half was a playlet - it didn't work.
YnysMon's Arwyn Roberts and Iolo Gwilym won the humorous duet competition, Mared Huws, of Rhosybol YFC topped the U26 recitation section and Rhosybol YFC were placed second for its playlet.
Joe's readers called regularly to tell THUD stories on themselves, and Joe artfully turned each one into a little playlet on the human comedy.
The action was based on a playlet by Tristan Tzara, translated into English from French by Michael Benedikt, and there was a lively musical collage encompassing no fewer than eight participants.
Tom Atkinson made fun of corporate gobbledegook in a playlet that should have made me laugh but almost made me cry at the hours I have spent at similar meetings.
A technical tour de force is the story titled "My Very Last Possession," a telephone conversation which turns out to be a monologue, in the spirit of August Strindberg's playlet Den Starkere (The Stronger), also a monologue, with Mlle Y's silence punctuated by gestures, looks, and even laughter, making fully dramatic Fru X's words.