- an exhibition or performance, especially a circus, presented in a tent.
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At my left hand sits as singular-looking a human being as I remember seeing outside of a regular museum or tent-show.The Poet at the Breakfast Table
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
And all day long Frosty La Rue's tent-show did a land-office business.