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Today's Word "Kickshaw"

A trinket on

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kickshaw \KIK-shaw\ (noun) - 1 : A fancy dish; delicacy. 2 : A trinket.

"Jenna could typically be easily identified by the many kickshaws, geegaws, and costume jewelry she would adorn herself in the hopes of attracting attention."

 

By folk etymology, from French quelque chose, something.

 

 

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