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costume drama

noun

an entertainment production set in an historical period and employing authentic costumes of the period; also called costume play

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  • I took her hand and in my noblest manner, like the exiled vicomte in costume drama, bent over it and kissed her finger-tips.

    The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne William J. Locke
  • London's costume drama was at its height; uniformed men and girls paraded in their thousands.

    The Blower of Bubbles Arthur Beverley Baxter
  • In that costume drama of soiled lace and uproarious pleasures, what part did the Church play?

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