Exhibition

Ex`hi*bi"tion

(?), n. [L. exhibitio a delivering: cf. F. exhibition.] 1. The act of exhibiting for inspection, or of holding forth to view; manifestation; display.
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2. That which is exhibited, held forth, or displayed; also, any public show; a display of works of art, or of feats of skill, or of oratorical or dramatic ability; as, an exhibition of animals; an exhibition of pictures, statues, etc.; an industrial exhibition.
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3. Sustenance; maintenance; allowance, esp. for meat and drink; pension. Specifically: (Eng. Univ.) Private benefaction for the maintenance of scholars.
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What maintenance he from his friends receives,
Like exhibition thou shalt have from me.
Shak.
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I have given more exhibitions to scholars, in my days, than to the priests.
Tyndale.
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4. (Med.) The act of administering a remedy.
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