lucky dip


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Recent Examples on the Web Eight cities had bid for The European Banking Authority (EBA), but three rounds of voting by EU member states failed to produce a winner, and the French capital was ultimately picked over Dublin in a lucky dip. Rebecca Shafter, Houston Chronicle, "Razzoo's Cajun Café set to open in May in Pasadena," 4 Apr. 2018

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1878, in the meaning defined above

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“Lucky dip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of lucky dip

British : a game in which people reach into a container filled with small gifts without knowing what gift they will get

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