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90s Slang You Should Know

picture puzzle

jigsaw puzzle (def 1).
Origin of picture puzzle
First recorded in 1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I'm beginning to enjoy this; it's more fun than a picture puzzle.

    The Window at the White Cat Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Westy wanted to try to fit them together like a picture puzzle.

    Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • The three empty roads spread before him like a picture puzzle, smiling at his predicament.

    Once Upon A Time Richard Harding Davis
  • I have two pieces of this picture puzzle on the table, and I am waiting for more.

    Rayton: A Backwoods Mystery Theodore Goodridge Roberts
  • Every crime, I tell you, expresses itself in the terms of the picture puzzle that you feed to your six-year-old.

    Murder in Any Degree Owen Johnson
  • The picture puzzle fell into a whole as the two plainclothesmen circulating in the station eyed Grinnel and nodded to him.

    The Syndic C.M. Kornbluth
  • Here, too, is a picture puzzle which looks as if it might keep you busy for some time.

    The Story of Porcelain Sara Ware Bassett
  • The problem of the Intelligence Corps is much like that of putting the parts of a picture puzzle together.

  • But when he had finished and she took up the two pieces, they fitted together like parts of a picture puzzle.

    Rosemary Josephine Lawrence
  • The work of restoration was like putting together the parts of a picture puzzle where some of the pieces are lacking.

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