from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The wall-pepper, Sedum acre.


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  • Steve also posted about the “new-white” population of Los Angeles which is Iranian and Armenian gold-chain wearing types.

    Matthew Yglesias » Principals Unions

  • When Coco eventually bounces back in the '50s with a second show -- the models dripping with pearls and gold-chain jewelry over what have become Chanel signature suits -- many viewers will want to rip up their gilded track togs and tear out their hair.

    Channeling Coco Chanel

  • Too many stereotypes of gold-chain wearers ingrained into my poor little impressionable brain.

    Male Jewelry « Whatever

  • It was great fun, everyone was real appreciative, thumbs up, etc. – except for one guy, a classic gold-chain and furs dude in a pink Cadillac, who just looked straight ahead as we pushed him back to where he could get traction, not letting the expression on his face change a millimeter.

    Foot of Snow Blankets C'ville at

  • And Ed Roman is a gold-chain wearin' moron cheeseball "Vito".

    The most tasteless guitar... ever?

  • She spritzes perfume, Obsession, on my neck, and motions to me to clasp the back of her gold-chain necklace, “just to give it a kvetch a squeeze,” she says.

    Tessie and Pearlie

  • She simply toyed with her big gold-chain purse, or fingered her dozen piles or so of plaques in a manner quite disinterested.

    Mademoiselle of Monte Carlo

  • She simply thrust the counters into the big gold-chain purse at her side, glanced at the white-gloved fingers which were soiled by handling the counters, and then counting out twenty-five, each representing a louis, gave them to the croupier, exclaiming:

    Mademoiselle of Monte Carlo

  • This gold-chain came into parliament, cried up for his parts, but proves so dull, one would think he chewed opium.

    Letters of Horace Walpole 01

  • These things she wore by night as well as day; but a gold-chain bag, a magnificent double rope of pearls, a diamond dog-collar, several rings, brooches, and bangles which Knight had given her since their marriage, all went.

    The Second Latchkey


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