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vicenzo  •  Link

Dict:Mod:fragment of a hard material esp. one used as a missile, which leads to our use of uncomplimentary remark;
Bric-a-bac from the Fre: bric a brac misc. collection of do dabs.[curios decorative] so in speech idt could be misconstrued;

Bradford  •  Link

Take your fun where you can find it.

Bill  •  Link

BRICKBAT, A piece of brick,
---A Dictionary Of The English Language. Samuel Johnson, 1756.

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