luckenbooth


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luckenbooth

(ˈlʌkənˌbuːθ)
n
a booth or shop capable of being locked upthe name given to an area of a town with such booths
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It's known as a Luckenbooth brooch after the luckenbooths, or locked booths, from which jewellers traded around St Giles Kirk in Edinburgh in the 18th century.
The star buy here was the Luckenbooth brooch which I chanced upon in a charity shop in the Lake District.
In a description of Strathcona's native town of Forres, for example, we are told about the luckenbooth pins, shaped like a pair of interlocked hearts and given as love tokens.