Pinchbeck



[pinch-bek] /ˈpɪntʃ bɛk/

noun
1.
an alloy of copper and zinc, used in imitation of gold.
2.
something sham, spurious, or counterfeit.
adjective
3.
made of pinchbeck.
4.
sham, spurious, or counterfeit:
pinchbeck heroism.
/ˈpɪntʃˌbɛk/
noun
1.
an alloy of copper and zinc, used as imitation gold
2.
a spurious or cheap imitation; sham
adjective
3.
made of pinchbeck
4.
sham, spurious, or cheap

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