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raree-show Line breaks: raree-show
Pronunciation: /ˈrɛːriːʃəʊ/

Definition of raree-show in English:


A form of entertainment, especially one carried in a box, such as a peep show.


Late 17th century: apparently representing rare show, as pronounced by Savoyard showmen.

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