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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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Save: Head to Chinatown for its nick-nacks, silk stores and herbal shops.
They say stalls selling food including German sausages, as well as jewellery and nick-nacks are taking their trade.
There is also a wealth of storage compartments and cubby holes for all the family's nick-nacks.
I have a lot of nick-nacks from my trips to Asia and want something a bit special.
Arrive a few hours later and you'll find the streets jam-packed with stalls selling jewellery and nick-nacks and actors loudly advertising upcoming shows.
By day he was a highlyskilled leather craftsman, using his finely-tuned tanning techniques to churn out saddles, wallets and other quality nick-nacks that helped give the borough its worldwide reputation.
A DISABLED collector caught with a disguised Taser gun in a box of nick-nacks faced five years in prison - but walked free from court.
Display cases show Italian nick-nacks and chalkboards are dotted around the walls with various dessert and wine options.
Most Royal nick-nacks and patriotic party pieces will be packed away by the time the newly-weds have set off on the honeymoon.
As well as the curtains and wallpaper being old fashioned, the restaurant is cluttered with nick-nacks, including plastic flowers on the tables - a big thumbs down from me, surely if you don't have fresh flowers then it's better not to have any at all?
Duncan told how he was lying on a beach in Zambia with his family when he was approached by a trader flogging cheap nick-nacks.
But this unusual pastime is right at home in the Pickards' house where the furniture, nick-nacks and decor are just so last century.
Miffy is just lame - and the name of a rabbit popular among pre-school children and menopausal women who collect pottery nick-nacks.
Once found, there is usually a log book for you to record your visit, together with some nick-nacks to take as a souvenir.
In my opinion, the only feature lacking in the C1 is a sealed storage compartment to stash away any nick-nacks as anything left in the car is easily on display.