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jack-a-dandy

[jak-uh-dan-dee] /ˌdʒæk əˈdæn di/
noun, plural jack-a-dandies. Older Use.
1.
dandy (def 1).
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; jack- + -a- (< ?) + dandy
Related forms
jack-a-dandyism, noun
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