puppetry

[puhp-i-tree]
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Origin of puppetry

First recorded in 1520–30; see origin at puppet, -ry
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British Dictionary definitions for puppetry

puppetry

noun
  1. the art of making and manipulating puppets and presenting puppet shows
  2. unconvincing or specious presentation
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Word Origin and History for puppetry
n.

1520s; see puppet (n.) + -ry.

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