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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Show \Show\, n. [Formerly written also shew.]
     1. The act of showing, or bringing to view; exposure to
        sight; exhibition.
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     2. That which os shown, or brought to view; that which is
        arranged to be seen; a spectacle; an exhibition; as, a
        traveling show; a cattle show.
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              As for triumphs, masks, feasts, and such shows.
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     3. Proud or ostentatious display; parade; pomp.
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              I envy none their pageantry and show. --Young.
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     4. Semblance; likeness; appearance.
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              He through the midst unmarked,
              In show plebeian angel militant
              Of lowest order, passed.              --Milton.
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     5. False semblance; deceitful appearance; pretense.
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              Beware of the scribes, . . . which devour widows'
              houses, and for a shew make long prayers. --Luke xx.
                                                    46. 47.
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     6. (Med.) A discharge, from the vagina, of mucus streaked
        with blood, occuring a short time before labor.
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     7. (Mining) A pale blue flame, at the top of a candle flame,
        indicating the presence of fire damp. --Raymond.
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     Show bill, a broad sheet containing an advertisement in
        large letters.
     Show box, a box xontaining some object of curiosity carried
        round as a show.
     Show card, an advertising placard; also, a card for
        displaying samples.
     Show case, a gla?ed case, box, or cabinet for displaying
        and protecting shopkeepers' wares, articles on exhibition
        in museums, etc.
     Show glass, a glass which displays objects; a mirror.
     Show of hands, a raising of hands to indicate judgment; as,
        the vote was taken by a show of hands.
     Show stone, a piece of glass or crystal supposed to have
        the property of exhibiting images of persons or things not
        present, indicating in that way future events.
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