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Super, Supers

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In theatrical parlance, “supers” means supernumeraries, or persons employed to make up crowds, processions, dancing or singing choirs, messengers, etc., where little or no speaking is needed.

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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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Sunday Saint
Sundays
Sundew
Sunflower (The)
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Sunnites
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