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tchotchke

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n. a trinket or ornament. (From Yiddish.) Her whole house is filled with tchotchkes and old photographs.
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Unlike many corporate tchotchkes which get "re-gifted" to the office secretary, this high-tech device will be coveted for its sleek look and powerful utility.
A corrugated black metal structure in the shape of an alienated, geometric Mickey Mouse, it comprises a walk-through interior passageway flanked by enclosed window displays of found objects, models for sculptures, and other tchotchkes.
Rail station tchotchkes remain, from shoeshine chairs to a penny fortune-telling machine.
The company will be exhibiting at the 2007 Interop Las Vegas Conference and Expo with the goal of presenting the Las Vegas-based Children's Heart Foundation with tchotchkes and a cash donation of $10,000.
Inspired by the camaraderie and intimacy he observed in local Equity- waiver theaters, Kulak launched his funky storefront clubhouse - stuffed with CDs, books, tchotchkes and portraits of blues greats like Muddy Waters - four years ago as a gathering place for singer-songwriters.
Does anybody really need any of this crap, I asked myself as I bought more than $80,000 worth of tchotchkes, bric-a-brac, home decor and other seeming non-essentials.
The photo boxes, which make great gifts, are a unique way to display favorite photos and store tchotchkes.
Shelves that once displayed oversize bronze snails and other Venetian tchotchkes are now restocked with vintage typewriters and adding machines, lending the boutique a perfect period patina.
Secure Computing set up a "Share Barrel" inside their event booth and encouraged tradeshow participants to donate their obtained tchotchkes to children battling health issues.
Both horror enthusiasts, they picked up books wherever possible and amassed a small collection of tchotchkes, but were unable to find a convenient source to shop.
There's something for almost anyone in this funky shop, including a wide array of gifts and tchotchkes, from vintage linens--everything from 1950s aprons to 19th-century Provencal sheets--to hand-knit baby sweaters and gorgeous origami papers from Japan.
Stores were so crowded with display cases and tchotchkes that a woman with a baby stroller, the San Francisco Music Box Co.
Jackson has in fact arranged his tchotchkes according to structural soundness--to the amount of weight, of other tchotchkes, they can bear, with the sturdiest at the bottom of each stack and the most delicate at the top.
Additionally, the FINAL FANTASY XII trailer will be presented in Times Square and street team members will be roaming Manhattan, giving away limited-edition FINAL FANTASY XII tchotchkes throughout the day.
Treasure seekers are supposed to take something from the booty, which usually includes tchotchkes or dime-store goodies, above, and leave an item in return.