spick-and-span

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I doubt if Sir Francis had it all so spick-and-span—for in his day we were very nearly as far from lawn mowers as from turbines.

The spick-and-span occupants of the reception bureau evidently regarded him as Room Number So-and-so.

But give me the sububs and stucco, smart villas, and spick-and-span shops.

The captain looked suspiciously from the two grimy travellers to the spick-and-span Englishmen in golfing costume.

“I never realised before what a spick-and-span person you were,” she observed.

They were driven by coachmen who, as well as the guards behind, were arrayed in spick-and-span new scarlet and gold.

But there were ower-mony great folks dipped in the same doings to make a spick-and-span new warld.

Spick-and-span, he might have stepped out of a glass case, and this was his invariable appearance.

But I looked down at him—spick-and-span and glossy—his neckties are never crooked—and said, yes, he might come at three o'clock.

Everything was as spick-and-span as the beetles in an entomological case, for Crevel lived very little at home.

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