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barnstorm

1. tv. & in. [for an entertainer] to perform in small towns for short engagements. My great-uncle used to barnstorm Kansas and Oklahoma with his medicine show.
2. in. to perform stunts in a biplane in small towns. (Presumably swooping around barns.) The old biplane we used to barnstorm with is the safest plane ever built.
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