Main Entry:  Guignol1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a French puppet show, similar to Punch and Judy; the theater in which this is performed
Etymology:  from Guignol, character in French puppet show's 21st Century Lexicon
Main Entry:  Guignol2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an entertainment with sensational or horrifying dramatic intent; also called Grand Guignol
Etymology:  French 'punch'; Grand Guignol 'Great Punch' was Paris theater's 21st Century Lexicon
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