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Raree-show   Listen
Raree-show

noun
1.
An exhibition of pictures or objects viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass.  Synonym: peepshow.
2.
A street show.






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"Raree-show" Quotes from Famous Books



... it. I prais'd it much, the happy life I led in it, expressing strongly my intention of returning to it; and, one of them asking what kind of money we had there, I produc'd a handful of silver, and spread it before them, which was a kind of raree-show they had not been us'd to, paper being the money of Boston. Then I took an opportunity of letting them see my watch; and, lastly (my brother still grum and sullen), I gave them a piece of eight to drink, ...
— The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin • Benjamin Franklin



Words linked to "Raree-show" :   show, exhibition, exposition, expo



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