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Dramʹatis Persoʹnæ

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The characters of a drama, novel, or actual transaction.

“The dramatis persomœ were nobles, country gentlemen, justices of the quorum, and custoʹdes rotuloʹrum [keepers of the rolls].”—The Times.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Dragonades
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Dramatic Unities (The thrée)
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Draught of Thor (The)
Draupnir
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