I can tell you, niece," replied Don Quixote, "if these chivalrous thoughts did not engage all my faculties, there would be nothing that I could not do, nor any sort of knickknack
that would not come from my hands, particularly cages and tooth-picks.
There was an old hair trunk in one corner, and a guitar-box in another, and all sorts of little knickknacks
and jimcracks around, like girls brisken up a room with.
But Alan's was a room in commission, filled with clothes, knickknacks
, letters, books, and the conveniences of a solitary man.
Beyond an oaken dressing-table, with an orderly litter of combs and brushes and dainty feminine knickknacks
, there was no sign of its being used as a bedroom.
Harris carelessly; "he has all sorts of Chinese knickknacks
about the place.
Where does the word knickknack
for a decorative trinket come from?
Some people get angry when they find their brand-name knickknack
is actually a cheap knock off.
Groups of spectators, diners, shoppers and tourists weave through the occasional hustler, pickpocket, knickknack
seller and hashish dealer.
Pic shows him dealing with diverse situations: raiding an illegal gambling operation; recovering a stolen big-rig full of ceramic knickknack
molds; investigating an elderly attorney's shooting death; and addressing junior high students (latter prospect provokes a rare instance of nervousness).
The big ships dock in Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka for tourists to browse in knickknack
shops full of miniature totem poles, seal furs and canned salmon.
To address aging baby boomers, they include new magnifiers; for Generation Y, they feature photo displays, removable knickknack
storage and magnetic note holders.
Have you ever lifted a knickknack
off a shelf and noticed footprints left in the shelf's finish?