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Nothing—except that the apartment was in spick-and-span order from end to end; and that must have taken some time to accomplish.

The Road to UnderstandingEleanor H. Porter

A spick-and-span Italian lieutenant of gendarmerie paused in front of him and was clearly interested.

He had recognized, despite disguising superficialities of garb and manner, Bertha's once spick-and-span butler.

Port O' GoldLouis John Stellman

He indulged to the full his whim that everything entering into the construction of "Abraham" should be spick-and-span.

But even they had to admit that Dickie was a spick-and-span young chap.

It has a spick-and-span look, as if sprung up like a bed of mushrooms in a night.

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

A spick-and-span Tommy, with very wet hair and a nervous smile; a Tommy with cold hands and a curious twitching behind his knees.

The HaloBettina von Hutten

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

WORDS RELATED TO SPICK-AND-SPAN

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.