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BRIC A BRAC (a French word, formed by...

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 517 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BRIC A BRAC (a French word, formed by a kind of onomatopoeia, meaning a heterogeneous collection of odds and ends; cf. \de brit a de broc, corresponding to our " by hook or by crook ";or by reduplication from brack, refuse), objects of " virtu," a collection of old furniture, china, plate and curiosities.
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