from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who advocated the policies of William Pitt, especially with regard to France.
  • noun One who frequented the pit in the theater: especially in evidence during the O. P. (old-price) Riots in Covent Garden Theatre, London, in the early part of the nineteenth century.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A spectator in the pit of a theatre


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