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country smalls
 n.pl.— «On Saturday, Southern Vermont Auctions offers the perfect opportunity for a hands-on, live-action peek into the thrill of domestic discoveries and retail reminiscing when illustrious Dorset auctioneer Mary Anne Lukas opens bidding on paintings, pottery, furniture, ephemera and, as they say in the business, “country smalls” from two fascinating local estates.» —“Going once, going twice… sold!” by Anne Lawrence Guyon Rutland Herald (Vermont) Mar. 15, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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