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brummagem

adjective brum·ma·gem \ˈbrə-mi-jəm\

Definition of BRUMMAGEM

:  spurious; also :  cheaply showy :  tawdry
brummagem noun

Origin of BRUMMAGEM

alteration of Birmingham, England, the source in the 17th century of counterfeit groats
First Known Use: 1637

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