Tom show

noun

Definition of Tom show

: a traveling show performing Uncle Tom's Cabin

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History and Etymology for Tom show

after Uncle Tom, title character of Uncle Tom's Cabin, dramatization (1852) by George L. Aiken †1876 American actor & playwright of the novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) by Harriet Beecher Stowe †1896 American author

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“Tom show.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tom%20show. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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