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Underplot, un′dėr-plot, n. a plot under or subordinate to the main plot in a play or tale: a secret scheme, a trick.
It is further to be noted that the Jessica Underplot has itself an inferior story attached to it, ii.Shakespeare as a Dramatic Artist|Richard G. Moulton
The underplot of the Glenallans, gloomy almost beyond endurance, is very ingeniously made to unravel the mystery of Lovel.The Antiquary, Complete|Sir Walter Scott
But the page element by no means represents Lyly's only attempt at creating an underplot.John Lyly|John Dover Wilson
In stage presentation the play also shows a wide departure from Kyd, especially in the indescribable comic underplot.Tragedy|Ashley H. Thorndike