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Life in the Country House: A Historical Dictionary
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0719554748, Paperback)This dictionary offers the key to objects and rituals connected with the British country house. For example, it explains what a tweenie was, where you would find a crinkum-crankum wall, what a chesterfield is, how a clock jack would improve your dinner, what priest-holes were, and other matters.
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