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knick-knack

A trinket or bauble, typically one that is small and ornamental. 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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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.
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.
We hunt down black and white nick-nacks to brighten every room from the kitchen to the WC.
The staff are attentive and friendly, although the decor harks back to fine dining 1970s-style, with dark, swirly carpets, wooden shelves and naff nick-nacks.
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.
"There are a few hidden in our woods - so why not trade nick-nacks with treasure hunters this summer?" VANESSA HUDGENS The 26-year old US actress teams a pair of long flares with a fringed top, and layers on the necklaces.
FIND space for open shelving to display your nick-nacks. Even food stuffs in vintage packaging - such as Heinz baked beans and tomato soup - is worthy of shelf-space.
She raids a Christmas fair for nick-nacks, then makes a selection of decorations and gifts, including yuletide crowns and a neon star.
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.
They say stalls selling food including German sausages, as well as jewellery and nick-nacks are taking their trade.
Items including clothing, bags and nick-nacks were stolen.
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.
Miffy is just lame - and the name of a rabbit popular among pre-school children and menopausal women who collect pottery nick-nacks.The Fox in the Box has already gone, the Maltese Falcon doesn't make any sense and Miss Fud the Dud is no longer applicable.