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pinch•beck



Pronunciation: (pinch'bek), [key]
n.
1. an alloy of copper and zinc, used in imitation of gold.
2. something sham, spurious, or counterfeit.

adj.
1. made of pinchbeck.
2. sham, spurious, or counterfeit: pinchbeck heroism.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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