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.

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.

3.

Sustenance; maintenance; allowance, esp. for meat and drink; pension. Specifically: Eng. Univ. Private benefaction for the maintenance of scholars.

What maintenance he from his friends receives, Like exhibition thou shalt have from me. Shak.

I have given more exhibitions to scholars, in my days, than to the priests. Tyndale.

4. Med.

The act of administering a remedy.

 

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