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n. The act of exhibiting for inspection, or of holding forth to view; manifestation; display. Compelling the production or delivery of documents. That which is exhibited, held forth, or displayed; also, any public show; a display of works of art, or of feats of skill, or of oratorical or dramatic ability; as, an exhibition of animals; an exhibition of pictures, statues, etc.; an industrial exhibition. Sustenance; maintenance; allowance, esp. for meat and drink; pension.


Specifically: (Eng. Univ.) Private benefaction for the maintenance of scholars. (Med.) The act of administering a remedy. Scotch law. An action for compelling the production of writings.

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