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  • n. a child's construction set for making mechanical models


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  • You know - build it all out of meccano, supply it with some robots that can walk along and manipulate meccano.

    Space Junk 1: Science 0

  • The humans took it apart and re-built it like a huge meccano set, until they understood its workings.

    progress reports

  • Catholicmomof10militant: My lovely son Alexander & his meccano & lego skip to main

    My lovely son Alexander & his meccano & lego

  • What we really need is (with all due attention to health & safety) building sites where those of us who were deprived of meccano when children (although our snotty brothers got it) can play with real life sized cranes and earth movers.

    Aberdeenshire visit

  • I'm not sure about construction kits for girls - she likes playing with the meccano at school, but I'm not sure if she'd like it at home as well.

    Ready-made Christmas list: the top 10 most wanted toys

  • Whatever you do to the 606, it's still going to be a 606, and it's still going to sound like a golf ball in a bucket of meccano.

    That modded TR-606 and the power of the blogs

  • A Finnish freighter, come up on the flood, was manoeuvring alongside across the river under the vulture-like meccano cranes.

    Flying Finish

  • The river tide was sluggishly at the ebb, and away over on the other side a row of cranes stood like red meccano toys in the beginnings of dusk.

    Flying Finish

  • This is the sounds of meccano-ants burying Metal Machine Music in a sugar cave.

    The Line Of Best Fit

  • That's right, all our little boys, the ones who had been playing with meccano and lego and playmobile on the living room floor.

    Israelated - English Israel blogs


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