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flea circus

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Definition of flea circus in English:

noun

A novelty show of performing fleas.
Example sentences
  • This should at least encourage anyone who intends to film a drama based on a flea circus.
  • If the thought of a flea circus does not give you itchy feet and you like the sound of static wild birds and displays of Furness bees, a summer fair and car boot sale featuring all these is being held in Haverthwaite on Sunday, June 19.
  • I also have seen a chicken bowler, a porpoise bowler, and had the unique experience of seeing trained fleas in a flea circus pushing tiny ‘bowling balls’ the size of a period mark.

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