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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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NICK KNACK Caley's Nick Ross enjoys his opener with Greg Tansey
NICK KNACK Nick Blackman's strike made it 7-0 to Reading against Bolton - leaving the Trotters' boss Dougie Freedman (inset) with questions to ask.
Nick knack means it's still up for grabs Arsene Wenger gets a hug from Eboue but the result was a sight for sore eyes for keeper Marcus Hahnemann after Nicklas Bendtner's late goal condemned Wolves to injury-time defeat ervous 90s.
Emma says: "I quickly discovered the wonderful calming qualities of Nick Knack Paddy Whack, and Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes was a real winner, especially with all the actions.
NICK KNACK Low's piece of skill landed the winner and heaps of praise from his mates
NICK KNACK Maynard, who hit his first after just 23 seconds, races off to celebrate his second in the 29th minute; DOUBLE HIT Maynard puts City 2-0 up
NICK KNACK, TIGERS WHACKED: Nicklas Bendter hits the target' BLUE MAGIC: Campbell
You will see them on people's shelves and in their work rooms for years filled with all types of nick knacks and even real ammunition.