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Brummagem

Worthless or very inferior metallic articles made in imitation of better ones. Birmingham is the great mart and manufactory of gilt toys, cheap jewellery, imitation gems, mosaic gold, and such-like. Birmingham was called by the Romans “Bremenium.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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