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peep·show

also peep show  (pēp′shō′)
n.
1. An exhibition of pictures or objects viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass. Also called raree show.
2. A short pornographic film presentation seen usually in a small coin-operated projection booth.
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peep′ show`


n.
1. a short, usu. erotic film shown in a coin-operated machine equipped with a projector.
2. a display of objects or pictures viewed through a small opening usu. fitted with a magnifying lens.
[1850–55]
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