Ex"it, n. [See 1st Exit.] 1. The departure of a player from the stage, when he has performed his part.
They have their exits and their entrances.Shak.
2. Any departure; the act of quitting the stage of action or of life; death; as, to make one's
Sighs for his exit, vulgarly called death.Cowper.
3. A way of departure; passage out of a place; egress; way out.
Forcing the water forth through its ordinary exits.Woodward.
Ex*i"tious(?), } a. [L. exitialis, exitious, fr. exitium a going out, a going to naught, i. e., ruin, fr.exire to go out: cf. F. exitial.] Destructive; fatal. [Obs.] "Exitial fevers." Harvey.
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