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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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Nowadays, pick up one of those interminable sing-along-in-the-car CDs and you'll find they studiously avoid references to body parts in their cheery paean to the aged nick-nack player.
After each stay rooms can be wiped clean, free of decorative detail, patterns and nick-nacks.
In London they might have developed an interest in petty frou-frous and prissy nick-nacks, but when it comes to the drugs, I can quite categorically state they got a taste for them in this city
She raids a Christmas fair for nick-nacks, then makes a selection of decorations and gifts, including yuletide crowns and a neon star.
I am hopeless at describing decor but there is wood, South American nick-nacks (I love the old phone hanging from a wall) and tons of warmth.
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We enjoyed the nick-nacks the hotel lobbed in during the meal - little salty snacks before the starter and a pre-dessert chunk of bread and butter pudding.
They're all after that sense of shared history, created by a mixture of quirky nick-nacks and curious curios.
Anyway, as a tribute to his mother, he's penned a 400-plus-page autobiography charting his life from those distant days flogging off fruit, flowers and fashionable nick-nacks as a kid to make a crust to help feed his 14 siblings.
Bright, floral patterns and a charming and eclectic array of hand-crafted furnishings, nick-nacks and vintage furniture make up the decor, creating an inviting, cosy feel that somehow manages to capture contemporary style and comforting nostalgia.
There are only so many opportunities Brummies need to buy over-priced ornamental igloos, soft toys, stainless steel nick-nacks and bratwurst.
A mirror from a US company is made with beaten metal and stands 5ft across the wall near the window, alongside prints from India and nick-nacks from the States.
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.