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- pageaunt (obsolete)
pageant (plural pageants)
- An elaborate public display, especially a parade in historical or traditional costume.
- Synonym: spectacle
- 2022, Gary Gerstle, chapter 1, in The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order […] , New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, Part I. The New Deal Order, 1930–1980:
- The artists who painted these murals brought the pageant of America vividly to life. Everyone knew that the construction of this pageant, and the celebration of America that it implied, was the work of the New Deal.
- A spectacular ceremony.
- Ellipsis of ..
- (obsolete) A wheeled platform for the exhibition of plays, etc.
beauty pageant — see beauty pageant
- Alternative form of