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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.
An itinerant spectacle common in the American West from the late 1800s to the early 1900s as a vehicle to huckster various (ineffective) patent medicines
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