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Google previewA Dictionary of English Phrases (1922)

Phraseological Allusions, Catchwords, Stereotyped Modes of Speech and Metaphors, Nicknames, Sobriquets, Derivations from Personal Names, Etc., with Explanations and Thousands of Exact References to Their Sources Or Early Usage by Albert Montefiore Hyamson

Sometimes Cheap-John. Chebeek ; Chebacco, A : a boat used in the Newfoundland fisheries. After the name of a North Amer. coast-town. Check-mate , A : a final defeat. A term used in the game of chess. (Pers. Shah mat, the king is dead.) ...

Google previewAppleton's Dictionary of New York and Vicinity (1902)

Myrtle Avenue, a Cheap-John thoroughfare, runs east from Fulton st. at the Brooklyn borough hall out beyond the cemeteries in Queens borough. An elevated railroad runs over it to the borough line. Narrows, the. — The name of the strait by ...

Google previewAppletons' Dictionary of New York and Its Vicinity (1898)

Myrtle Avenue, a Cheap-John thoroughfare, runs east from Fulton st. at the Brooklyn borough hall out beyond the cemeteries in Queens borough. An elevated railroad rums over it to the borough line. Narrows, the.—The name of the strait by ...

Google previewThe Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English dictionary (1882)

by John Ogilvie

Cheap-Jack, Cheap-John (chep'jak, chep'- jon), n. A travelling hawker; a seller of refuse or cheap articles; a chapman; ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie

Cheap-Jack, Cheap-John (chep'jak, chep'- jon), n. A travelling hawker; a Beller of refuse or cheap articles : a chapman ; one who sells by Dutch auction. Cheaply ( chep1i),odn. At a small price; at a low rate. 'Cheaply bought.' Shak. Cheapness ...

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