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Slang definitions & phrases for jimcrack



A gaudy trifle; gewgaw; curiosity (1632+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • What a pity we can't find a chest to match that jimcrack in the corner!

    Left to Ourselves Catharine Shaw
  • Over the way, on the jimcrack of the stately mansion opposite, the westering sun had put an aigrette of gold.

    The Paliser case Edgar Saltus
  • Primitive times, Mr. Narkom, when men used to go out with these jimcrack things and bang away at each other with skewers!

    Cleek of Scotland Yard

    Thomas W. Hanshew

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