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principal boy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Theatre
principal boyˌprincipal ˈboy noun [countable]  British EnglishAPT the main male character in a pantomime, usually played by a young woman
Examples from the Corpus
principal boyJohn heard Cissie Iris, the elder girl, singing a song with the principal boy from the circle during the show.
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