bric-a-brac(redirected from bric-à-brac)
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Small, usually ornamental objects valued for their antiquity, rarity, originality, or sentimental associations.
[French bric-à-brac, expressive of confusion.]
miscellaneous small objects, esp furniture and curios, kept because they are ornamental or rare
[C19: from French; phrase based on bric piece]
or bric-à-brac(ˈbrɪk əˌbræk)
n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
miscellaneous small articles collected for their decorative or other interest; knickknacks.
[1830–40; < French, Middle French]
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