(The), in theatrical language, means a list of all the
“properties” or articles which will be required in the play produced.
Such as the bell, when Macbeth says, “The bell invites me;” the knock,
when it is said, “Heard you that knocking?” tables, chairs, banquets,
tankards, etc, etc.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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