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Displayed definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DISPLAYED, pp. Unfolded; opened; spread; expanded; exhibited to view; manifested.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Display Dis*play", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Displayed; p. pr. & vb. n. Displaying.] [OE. displaien, desplaien, OF. despleier, desploier, F. d['e]ployer; pref. des- (L. dis-) + pleier, ploier, plier, F. ployer, plier, to fold, bend, L. plicare. See Ply, and cf. Deploy, Splay.] 1. To unfold; to spread wide; to expand; to stretch out; to spread. The northern wind his wings did broad display. --Spenser. 2. (Mil.) To extend the front of (a column), bringing it into line. --Farrow. 3. To spread before the view; to show; to exhibit to the sight, or to the mind; to make manifest. His statement . . . displays very clearly the actual condition of the army. --Burke. 4. To make an exhibition of; to set in view conspicuously or ostentatiously; to exhibit for the sake of publicity; to parade. Proudly displaying the insignia of their order. --Prescott. 5. (Print.) To make conspicuous by large or prominent type. 6. To discover; to descry. [Obs.] And from his seat took pleasure to display The city so adorned with towers. --Chapman. Syn: To exhibit; show; manifest; spread out; parade; expand; flaunt.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Displayed Dis*played", a. 1. Unfolded; expanded; exhibited conspicuously or ostentatiously. 2. (Her.) With wings expanded; -- said of a bird of pray, esp. an eagle. 3. (Print.) Set with lines of prominent type interspersed, to catch the eye.



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