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poppit

or poppet, pop-it

[pop-it] /ˈpɒp ɪt/
noun
1.
a usually plastic bead that can be connected to or detached from others of the same kind without hooks or clasps, used to form necklaces, bracelets, etc.
Origin of poppit
1955-1960
1955-60; from the verb phrase pop it
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  • Mrs. poppit was all dressed up, and she would never walk in the country in such a costume.

    Miss Mapp Edward Frederic Benson
  • “Oh, not a bad-sized little room,” said Mrs. poppit encouragingly.

    Miss Mapp Edward Frederic Benson
  • “I will go and tell Mr. Wyse instantly—dear,” said Mrs. poppit.

    Miss Mapp Edward Frederic Benson
  • About Mrs. poppit now: had she gone to see Mr. Wyse or had she gone to the dentist?

    Miss Mapp Edward Frederic Benson
  • Mrs. poppit transferred her gaze to the wistaria that grew over the steps up to the garden-room.

    Miss Mapp Edward Frederic Benson
  • Mrs. poppit was a climber: that was what she was, and Miss Mapp was obliged to confess that very nimble she had been.

    Miss Mapp Edward Frederic Benson
  • Mrs. poppit was too much interested in what she said to mind where it came from.

    Miss Mapp Edward Frederic Benson
  • “The young man who got into the car at the station was no more the Prince of Wales than you are,” said Mrs. poppit shrilly.

    Miss Mapp Edward Frederic Benson
  • Even as she looked, Mrs. poppit and Isabel crossed the yard into the waiting-room and ticket-office.

    Miss Mapp Edward Frederic Benson
  • As there were only four to talk to, Mrs. poppit thought that she could manage it, and spent a most interesting afternoon.

    Miss Mapp Edward Frederic Benson

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