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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A street display; An exhibition of pictures or objects viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass.

Usage examples (37)
  • It only went to show what a raree-show they were running here.
  • They sell the memories of their famous heroes, of their philosophers and poets, by making a raree-show of their tombs.
  • The raree-show on the patio was entertaining as always, but to Cassidy the important thing was that he was near the ocean and there was a pleasant breeze.
  • From this raree-show Father Higgins had gone home feeling that he had witnessed something about as unearthly as he was likely to be confronted with in the next world. for more
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