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county fair

noun
1.
a competitive exhibition of farm products, livestock, etc., often held annually in the same place in the county.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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  • The club members are at the county fair right now, and when they return, they will have lots of goats with full udders.
  • It works when guessing the weight of a bull at a county fair but that's about it.
  • The jockey in a yellow satin shirt and scarlet boots, riding a sorrel pony at the county fair, has a grasp of the theory.
  • To continue the deep fried theme, the county fair this year offered up deep fried cheesecake.
  • Later that summer, the same picture elicited similar accolades from the judge at the county fair.
  • Popular summer events held in the city include the county fair, bike show and tractor show.

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