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knick-knack

Any miscellaneous trinket or toy, especially one that is delicate or dainty. I loved visiting my grandmother when I was a child and examining all the various knick-knacks she'd collected around the house.
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It's clearly a cause that's close to his heart, and between the stories about the Nick Nack actor Herve Villechaize's extra-curricular activities, champagne on the set of The Saint, and his cold reception at a Llanelli theatre when he tried his hand at standup comedy, I might have gone there as a Bond fan but I left a Roger Moore fan.
Rawelen Nick Nack, a Penywern Squinty son, was snapped up by GO Williams, Bro Aled, Corwen, after being offered for sale by Roger and Helen Wells, Cardigan.
One book he entitled Scrip-scrapologia, while his most successful piece he dismissed as: Mere nick nack namby pamby pickings/Like fricasee of frogs and chickens.
Packed a nifty golden gun and had a deadly midget henchman called Nick Nack.
Herve Villechaize as Nick Nack in 1974's The Man With The Golden Gun
Another notable role he landed was as Nick Nack, Scaramouche's servant in the Bond movie The Man With The Golden Gun (1974).
He was also in movies, and best remembered as Scaramanga's servant Nick Nack in The Man With The Golden Gun ('74).
In comparison to the inflated prices his new employers have been forking out this summer, Tevez has proven to be a real Nick Nack.
4 NICK NACK IN THE MAN WITH GOLDEN GUN (1974) SCARAMANGA'S butler and sidekick was played by 3ft 11in tall actor Herve Villechaize.
What sets it apart is that it's situated in the country's richest borough, and after C4's Posh Pawn, this is yet another series tapping into our supposed fascination with the unwanted nick nacks of the super rich.
Google Susanna and the first thing that comes up is a picture of her sat on the BBC sofa unwittingly showing the world her nick nacks.
We've all heard the tales of people queuing up in the middle of the night to get first dibs on the heavily reduced clothes, equipment and nick nacks.
Well, they must have had lots of Seventies wallpaper and nick nacks left over because now they've recreated Boy George's entire childhood home to see if that's what made him the man he is today.
Concentrating on hand-made craft and recycled materials, an array of items are displayed in the shop ranging from paintings, cards and wall hangings to bags, pillows, jewellery and all sorts of individual nick nacks.