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Re*hears"al (r?*h?rs"a), n.

The act of rehearsing; recital; narration; repetition; specifically, a private recital, performance, or season of practice, in preparation for a public exhibition or exercise.

Chaucer.

In rehearsal of our Lord's Prayer. Hooker.

Here's marvelous convenient place for our rehearsal. Shak.

Dress rehearsal Theater, a private preparatory performance of a drama, opera, etc., in costume.

 

© Webster 1913.