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paperweight

n. a serious student; a hardworking student. What a jerk! Nothing but a paperweight.
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A member of an old Venetian family of glass artists, he is generally credited with the manufacture of the first glass paperweight in 1845.
It is thought a glass paperweight in an upstairs conservatory had set a pile of books alight.
The patch of turf from which Gavin Henson kicked the winning penalty against England in this year's Six Nations tournament has been turned into hundreds of paperweights.
Yet Paperweight can run in the same race because his December 14 rating, the last one that was published, was 55, even though he's since won twice and is now rated 70.
Items include a crystal bowl, biscuit jar, tray, and a golf club paperweight with the Boy Scout emblem engraved on each piece.
Love Struck: mini-leather red heart paperweight with hand-cast sterling lightning bolt in gift box (srp:$24)
PAPERWEIGHT collector Matthew Williams has ditched his hobby.
John Lewis has a good collection including the Spaceform Forever paperweight pounds 35, and a Rosenthal Crystal Heart paperweight pounds 22.
A handsome Wedgwood paperweight which was one of a number of high-class gifts presented to some of the first class passengers travelling on Concorde.
The one paperweight I'm looking for is a scene of Coventry in colour.
PAPERWEIGHT, so often thereabouts in her 17 previous races, finally broke her duck when taking the extended nine-furlong maiden in the hands of Jason Tate.
Cernosek then told Yi and other employees that a fake hand grenade being used as a paperweight by another co-worker who was on vacation, was a bomb, sheriff's and city officials said.
From the hotel room to the boardroom, the corporate exec will love the Decision Maker Paperweight ($19.
The eight and nine-year-olds took handcuffs, strong tape, a heavy crystal paperweight and a knife to school, officials said.