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Punch and Judy shownoun [C]

uk   /ˌpʌntʃ ən ˈdʒuː.di ˌʃəʊ/ us   /ˌpʌntʃ ən ˈdʒuː.di ˌʃoʊ/
a traditional children's entertainment in which a man, Mr Punch, argues with his wife, Judy. It was especially popular in the past as entertainment in British towns by the sea in summer.
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