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Word: trinket

Definition: knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry


Sentences Containing 'trinket'

Also "chirimbolo" (trinket, tchotchke), "pendorcho" (small object).
His moment of kleptomania somewhat seals his fate as its owner returns to find his trinket gone and so he takes off after Billy and his family, who wind up seemingly in the safe vicinity of a nearby Wild West novelty town.

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