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Of, or pertaining to machines.
In the manner or style of a machine.
of or pertaining to machines
Origin: [L. machinalis: cf. F. machinal.]
Machinal is a play written by American playwright and journalist Sophie Treadwell, inspired by the real life case of convicted and executed murderess Ruth Snyder. Its 1928 Broadway première, directed by Arthur Hopkins, is considered one of the highpoints of Expressionist theatre on the American stage. It was included in Burns Mantle's The Best Plays of 1928-1929.
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