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Exhibition


EXHIBI'TION, noun [Latin exhibitio.] The act of exhibiting for inspection; a showing or presenting to view; display.

1. The offering, producing or showing of titles, authorities or papers of any kind before a tribunal, in proof of facts.

2. Public show; representation of feats or actions in public; display of oratory in public; any public show.

3. Allowance of meat and drink; pension; salary; benefaction settled for the maintenance of scholars in universities, not depending on the foundation.

4. Payment; recompense.