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Lagniappe   Listen

(Also spelled lagnappe)
A small gift (especially one given by a merchant to a customer who makes a purchase).

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"Lagniappe" Quotes from Famous Books

... Gov. Culberson and Dr. Cranfill without being overwhelmed by their transcendent greatness; but this was different. The city hall clock chimed ten, the hour when the saloons set out the mock-turtle soup and potato salad, the bull-beef and sour beans as lagniappe to the heavy-laden schooner. The editor remembered that Christ first came eating and drinking, sat with publicans and sinners and was denounced therefore as a wine-bibber and a glutton by the Prohibitionists and other ...
— Volume 1 of Brann The Iconoclast • William Cowper Brann

Words linked to "Lagniappe" :   gift

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