- a specialty act performed downstage while the upstage set is changed.
- a performance, as a musical number, presented between scenes or acts.
- drop scene (def. 1).
- a program of variety acts, especially the second half of a minstrel show.
Origin of olio
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How to use olio in a sentence
The result was Olio Lusso, a blend of eleven essential oils derived from flowers and botanicals.65-Year-Old Linda Rodin Named the Newest Model for The Row|Justin Jones|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some other recommendations are Las Brisas from Jorge Ordoñez, Yellingbo Gold unfiltered, Rainieri, Olio Verde, and Trampetti.
That'll be all for the olio; I'll go right into the after-show now.From Place to Place|Irvin S. Cobb
I might indeed, following the example of the Sunday newsmonger, call it the Olio.The Works of William Cowper|William Cowper
I must have an olio pot,' she said, 'an olio pot, and the heaviest one.
If you could do anything at all, Hannah, you'd lead a chorus and go in the olio.The Happy End|Joseph Hergesheimer
The wheels and Ezekiel's beasts are of no value against a heavy silver olio pot.