bric-a-brac bric-a-brac

Definition(s):

  • (n) miscellaneous curios

Usage(s):

  1. Buy this to win originality points, or to please the person on your list who delights in musical toys or psychedelic bric-a-brac.
  2. It was the biggest mass merchandising of such bric-a-brac in nearly two centuries.
  3. Today it also contains furnishings and various bric-a-brac donated by House and Garden, General Electric, and Elizabeth Arden among others.

News

  1. Strawberry Festival in Saugus

     On Saturday, June 15, the Saugus Historical Society will hold its annual Strawberry Festival. There will be a craft, plant, and bric-a-brac fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Roby School Lawn (facing Main Street) and the grounds of the American Legion Hall beside it (fronting on Taylor Street).
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Saugus Advertiser

  2. Unusual art from an unusual artist

    KUSA - A Chicago artist best-known for making "Soundsuits," head-to-toe garments he constructs from used bric-a-brac, is getting his own show at the Denver Art Museum.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: 9 News Denver

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Quotes

  1. "In 32 years in office as a congressman, you acquire tons of paper, little bric-a-brac that people give you," Hyde told the Chicago Tribune. "I would hate to throw it all away, but I had no place for it."
    on Mar 25, 2007 By: Henry Hyde Source: Belleville News-Democrat

  2. To which Frost replied: "The trouble with you is you write about bric-a-brac."
    on Sep 14, 2006 By: Robert Frost Source: Pitchforkmedia.com

  3. "We also have tabletop sales, where members can trade things such as cakes and bric-a-brac with CCs," Mr Hughes says.
    on Apr 4, 2008 By: Peter Hughes Source: Times Online

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