Origin of brummagem
Examples from the Web for brummagem
But that arrangement vill not suit the Brummagem Birdcatcher!
A Kru boy welcomed them with beaming face and fetched them drinks upon a Brummagem tray.A Millionaire of Yesterday|E. Phillips Oppenheim
I had met one before once, dressed as a countryman, and talking Brummagem Yorkshire.Seven Frozen Sailors|George Manville Fenn
In spite of his "brummagem" courage the wrath of the violent god was tremendous to him.Marion Fay|Anthony Trollope
It was Mrs. Flumgarten hooked on to the arm of Brummagem Brutus.Merrie England In The Olden Time, Vol. 2 (of 2)|George Daniel
British Dictionary definitions for brummagem
Word Origin for Brummagem
Word Origin and History for brummagem
"cheap and showy," 19c., from a noun, from the vulgar pronunciation of Birmingham, England, in reference to articles mass-manufactured there. The word also recalls Birmingham's old reputation for counterfeiting.