peep show

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peep show

A term for an exhibition of pictures viewed through a small hole or magnifying glass.

While the term originally referred to a type of entertainment provided by wandering showmen, it now refers to a sex show or pornographic film viewed through a slot.
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The official said the peep box would be held until December 31 "and will not be destroyed for the moment.
Foroughi said she has already had to cancel two exhibits featuring the peep box, which was to contain a looped, satirical video of the artist staring back at patrons from inside the installation, creating an experience she described as a personal, self-analytical "sort-of Freudian research into the feminine soul.
The peep box arrived at Montreal's Trudeau International Airport late in June.
the airport cargo handler that's warehousing the peep box, told her she was being charged $105 a day for storage.