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 n.— «Fluted chrome trims both the top of the upright grille as well as the boot plinth (trailing edge of the decklid for those who aren’t conversant in British auto lingo). More delicate brightwork surrounds the greenhouse and door handles.» —“Jaguar XJ6 Vanden Plas combines grace with pace” by Art Suderman Kitchener-Waterloo Record (Ontario, Canada) Mar. 19, 1993. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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