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- n. Various trinkets or novelties; bric-a-brac.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Knickknacks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The class of things called knickknacks; pretty or curious trifles collectively.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. miscellaneous curios
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My neighborhood was filled with aspiring Blondies and Dagwoods, clotting their life's blood with knickknackery, soulless trophies, and the latest gizmos.
Mysterio lay in the ruins of the Empire State Gift Shoppe, surrounded by broken glass, fluttering postcards, and the assorted knickknackery of Tourist Central: snowglobes, stuffed animals in I Love New York't-shirts, plastic replicas of the Statue of Liberty with thermometers in them, and a life-size cardboard cutout of a talented lady dancer who had been foolish enough to devote the best years of her career to a musical which required her to put on tiger stripes and pretend she was a cat.
And now I am home, with dinner-makings and a new piece of terrace-knickknackery, and the J’s are awake and the cat is healthy and hydrated and happy.
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