Definition of Name part
1. Noun. The role of the character after whom the play is named.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Name Part
Literary usage of Name part
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of the Drama: A Guide to the Plays, Play-wrights, Players, and by William Davenport Adams (1904)
"Here, in 1891, he played the name- part in 'The Stranger/ and two original riles—the name-part m ' Father Buonaparte ' (7.г.), Loua Belphegor in 'The ..."
2. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"Saint-Huberty (Antoinette Cécile) sang in opera, making her greatest success in the name part of Piccin- ni's " Didon." She secretly married, as her powers ..."
3. Players of the Present by John Bouvé Clapp, Edwin Francis Edgett (1899)
"Later in the season she played Xing Charles in " Faint Heart Ne'er Won Fair Lady " and the name part in " Nan the Good-for-Nothing." During her third season ..."