a rich and spectacular service
- an elaborate representation of moments from record etc; frequently involves a parade with wealthy costumes
- Scenic programs or spectacles taken collectively spectacular quality splendor
- Scenic programs or spectacles, taken collectively; dazzling high quality; splendor.
"splendid screen," 1650s; see pageant + -ry.
For all kinds of ceremonial he has all a lawyer's respect, and his pages are often adorned and encumbered with the pageantry and material garniture of the story.