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lagniappe


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lagniappe  \La*gniappe\,  Lagnappe  \La*gnappe"\,  n.  [Etym. 
  uncertain.] 
  In  Louisiana,  a  trifling  present  given  to  customers  by 
  tradesmen;  a  gratuity. 
 
  Lagniappe  .  .  .is  something  thrown  in  gratis,  for  good 
  measure.  --Mark  Twain. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lagniappe 
  n  :  a  small  gift  (especially  one  given  by  a  merchant  to  a 
  customer  who  makes  a  purchase) 




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