chronicle play ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a drama based on historical material, usually consisting of a series of short episodes or scenes arranged chronologically.
Origin of chronicle play First recorded in 1900–05 Also called chronicle history. Examples from the Web for chronicle play Historical Examples of chronicle play
But the chronicle-play is a species apart, and practically an extinct species: we need not pause to study its methods.
British Dictionary definitions for chronicle play chronicle play noun
- a drama based on a historical subject