At five o'clock President de la Barra, very smiling and spick and span, arrived, accompanied by his staff.
A pretty red house, all spick and span, and not a soul in it, far as I could see.
Poor fellows, their torn and tattered uniforms contrast with the spick and span military gear of the National Guard.
And there's a spotless table-cloth, and all the accessories are spick and span.
I was a bit of a dandy; always priding myself upon my spick and span get-up.
This is probably the true explanation of spick and span new.
spick and span, with graceful outlines, it suggested some great mechanical bird.
Today, however, she was almost as spick and span as Katy and Gertie.
I expected to see the spick and span schooner all messed up with try-out works, and grease, and smoke.
Presently Egerton came downstairs, spick and span, but not quite so smart.
derogatory for "Latino person," 1913, from cliche protestation, No spick English. Earlier spiggoty (1910 "speak-a the ..."); the term is said to have originated in Panama during the canal construction. But it also was applied from an early date to Italians, and some have suggested an alteration of spaghetti.