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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
brummagem
Definition:
Counterfeit; gaudy but worthless; sham.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
brummagem.
false
seeming, simulated.
gaudy
cheap, chintzy, flashy, garish, glaring, loud, meretricious, showy, tacky, tawdry, tinsel, glitzy.
noun
Brummagem
birmingham, in poor taste, tasteless.
location
birmingham, brummagem.
Examples of usage:
  1. Choice old silver- ware was exposed side by side with iron saucepans, tin- dippers, and cheap crockery utensils,- variety and incongruity, gold and Brummagem everywhere in juxtaposition. – Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia by Maturin M. Ballou
  2. Among the traders' stock were knives of common sort- the cheapest cutlery of Sheffield; guns and pistols of the Brummagem brand, with beads, looking glasses, and such- like notions from the New England Boston. – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
  3. Have you got that seal stamped upon your lives, like the hall- mark that says, 'This is genuine silver, and no plated Brummagem stuff'? – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  4. I remember seeing a very ancient and poverty- stricken cow knocked down to a Birmingham dealer, who exclaimed exultingly as the hammer fell, " I'll make 'em some 'Merican biff in Brummagem this week." – Grain and Chaff from an English Manor by Arthur H. Savory
  5. Great credit belongs to him for unceasingly laboring to improve the quality of his products and especially to raise the artistic standard, then so low as to have already caused " Brummagem" to become a term of reproach. – James Watt by Andrew Carnegie

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