Definitions for: Prolusion

[n] exercising in preparation for strenuous activity
[n] a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book

Webster (1913) Definition: Pro*lu"sion, n. [L. prolusio, fr. proludere to
prelude; pro before + ludere to play: cf. F. prolusion, It.
A trial before the principal performance; a prelude; hence,
an introductory essay or exercise. ``Domestic prolusions.''

Her presence was in some measure a restraint on the
worthy divine, whose prolusion lasted. --Sir W.

Synonyms: foreword, preface, tune-up, warm-up

See Also: introduction, preparation, readying, text, textual matter

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