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Definition: To mount a play
, v. t.
1. To get upon; to ascend; to climb; as, to mount the pulpit
and deliver a sermon.
Shall we mount again the rural throne? --Dryden.
2. To place one's self on, as a horse or other animal, or
anything that one sits upon; to bestride.
3. To cause to mount; to put on horseback; to furnish with
animals for riding; to furnish with horses. “To mount the
4. Hence: To put upon anything that sustains and fits for
use, as a gun on a carriage, a map or picture on cloth or
paper; to prepare for being worn or otherwise used, as a
diamond by setting, or a sword blade by adding the hilt,
scabbard, etc.; as, to mount a picture or diploma in a
5. To raise aloft; to lift on high.
What power is it which mounts my love so high?
Note: A fort or ship is said to mount cannon, when it has
them arranged for use in or about it.
To mount guard
(Mil.), to go on guard; to march on guard;
to do duty as a guard.
To mount a play
, to prepare and arrange the scenery,
furniture, etc., used in the play.