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Definition of "pantechnicon" []

  • A depository or place where all sorts of manufactured articles are collected for sale. (noun)
  • A van, especially a large removal van. Originally pantechnicon van. (noun)

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Use "pantechnicon" in a sentence
  • "a kind of pantechnicon of slovenly knowledge; a knower of thousands of things that aren't so."
  • "All as if it had tumbled haphazard off the pantechnicon of civilisation as it dragged round the edges of this wild land, and there lay, busy but not rooted in."
  • "The whole place was so terribly raw and flat and accidental, as if great pieces of furniture had tumbled out of a pantechnicon and lay discarded by the road."
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