Definition for RE-HEARS-AL

RE-HEARS-AL, n. [rehers'al. from rehearse.]

  1. Recital; repetition of the words of another or of a written work; as, the rehearsal of the Lord's Prayer. – Hooker.
  2. Narration; a telling or recounting, as of particulars in detail; as, the rehearsal of a soldier's adventures.
  3. The recital of a piece before the public exhibition of it; as, the rehearsal of a comedy. – Dryden.

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