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medicine show

n.
A traveling show, popular especially in the 1800s, that offered varied entertainment, between the acts of which medicines and nostrums were peddled.

med′icine show`


n.
a traveling troupe, esp. in the late 1800s, offering entertainment in order to attract customers for the patent medicines offered for sale.
[1935–40, Amer.]
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