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kickshaws: fancy dish 2H4 V. i. 29 “a joint of mutton, and any pretty little tiny kickshaws” ; fig. trifle Tw.N. I. iii. 124 “Art thou good at these kickshawses, knight?.” ∥ Florio, 1598, defines the Italian ‘Carabozzada’ as ‘a kinde of daintie dish or quelque chose vsed in Italie’; Cotgr., 1611, the French ‘Fricandeaux’ as ‘short skinlesse, and daintie puddings, or Quelkchoses’.
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