Ex`hi*bi"tion (?), n. [L. exhibitio a delivering: cf. F. exhibition.]
The act of exhibiting for inspection, or of holding forth to view; manifestation; display.
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.
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.
I have given more exhibitions to scholars, in my days, than to the priests.
The act of administering a remedy.
© Webster 1913.