Origin of underplot
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As the underplot is the shortest, I may as well dispose of that first.The Trial of Charles Random de Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane,
William Brodie Gurney
I fly, madam; but how will you disengage yourself from the affair with Underplot?
If this underplot is due to Shakspere, why is there none like it in all his works?A Letter on Shakspere's Authorship of The Two Noble Kinsmen
But the signs and footprints of their underplot are evident.Abraham Lincoln, A History, Volume 2
John George Nicolay and John Hay
I presented you a fine snuff-box; you gave it to that coxcomb Underplot, and Underplot gave it to my wife.
- a subsidiary plot in a literary or dramatic work
- an undercover plot
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