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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GAMIN

She flashed him a gamin grin and they went on into the control room.

A group of youths who were standing near shouted "Well said, gamin."

The morrow when we shall need every man—nay, every gamin—will dawn soon.

I was as hot as fire, and some of the gamin's blood was still on my hand.

Why not, if you are all republicans, and see no more in a prince than in a gamin?

The Parisian, gamin or marquis, will have no bad music or acting.

I ought not to have kept it to look at like a gamin with his marbles.

All the gamin's impudence melts at a touch of true kindness.

Jadiver inspected it thoroughly, the gamin standing impatiently at his side.

But the gamin was petticoated and the burlesque scenes set in a comedy.

WORD ORIGIN

"street urchin," 1837, from French gamin (18c.), perhaps from Berrichon dialect gamer "to steal." Introduced in English in translations of Hugo.

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