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addaword.gifdefinition of tchotchke

noun
a knick-knack (=a small cheap object used as a decoration)
The firm reckons customers will increasingly use [bookcases] for ornaments, tchotchkes and the odd coffee-table tome—anything, that is, except books that are actually read.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 12/09/2011 12:41:00
Definition of tchotchke from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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