raree-show

noun
rar·​ee-show | \ ˈrer-ē-ˌshō How to pronounce raree-show (audio) \

Definition of raree-show

: a small display or scene viewed in a box : peep show broadly : an unusual or amazing show or spectacle

First Known Use of raree-show

1684, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for raree-show

alteration of rare show

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