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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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Folk get their nick nacks in a twist at Scotland picking guys who were born in England but we need to get over ourselves.
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.
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.
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.
David McVicar's production of La Traviata is generally a crowd-pleaser with its exuberance of flowing drapes, costumes and fin de siecle period nick nacks.
The restaurant is brimming with charming nick nacks.
The museum also houses a variety of Roman nick nacks including tools, utensils and spinning equipment.
I pack all my favourite CDs, a bedspread and a few nick nacks.
And he has collections of clay pipes, gramophone needle boxes and Derby County FC football programmes, among other nick nacks.
Check out the market too for unusual hand-crafted nick nacks.
For the 1001 Arabian nights look, use rich colours and fabrics rather than covering every available surface with nick nacks from that holiday in Turkey.
And don't just come here for school uniforms; the other clothes and the little nick nacks are also worth a look.