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lucky dip

noun (Brit)
1.
a barrel or box filled with sawdust and small prizes for which children search
2.
(informal) an undertaking of uncertain outcome
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  • The lucky dip at a bazaar holds no more variegated procession of surprises than the mix up we call life brings to each and all.

    Men, Women and Guns H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile

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