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  • n  ornamental objects of no great value
  • s  tastelessly showy

  • It serves food grounded in no particular ethnic or regional cuisine in settings bewilderingly overstuffed with pop-culture images and gimcrack Americana.
  • The gimcrack stage tilted tipsily toward the footlights, and gusts of damp winter air surged from the wings.
  • An unlikely gimcrack that for years has been the hottest-selling art object in Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost big island, is the small plaster bust (price: $1) of a stern-faced New .
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  • York: Astaire holds on to take Gimcrack
    Astaire won his first group stakes in Saturday’s $306,127 Gimcrack Stakes for 2-year-olds at York, England, leading throughout the six-furlong turf race.
    Aug. 24, 2013 - Daily Racing Form

  • Pat Eddery in
    I'm delighted to get our first winner,said Eddery. "I've got nine horses in total and he's the third to run. I'm really enjoying it. This one is a nice horse and he could have a future. He's entered in the Gimcrack and that will probably...
  • Mark Johnston in
    Mark Johnston, trainer of Black Charmer, said: "Two furlongs out I thought that he was beat, but then he had them all at it, including the winner, who looked like he had made his challenge and failed. We might think about the Gimcrack now and his...
  • Saeed bin Suroor in
    Trainer Saeed Bin Suroor said: "We are happy with him and the way he ran. Now we will take him to York for the Gimcrack. The horse is improving all the time. He looked stronger than when he ran before and we think he will be a nice horse for the...

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