spick and span

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  • She is always spick-and-span, never so much as a hair out of its place. Cited from Three Years in Tristan da Cunha, by K. M. Barrow
  • And her house was spick and span at ten o'clock every morning now. Cited from Green Valley, by Katharine Reynolds
  • I care far more about seeing them happy, than having the furniture spick and span. Cited from More about Pixie, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • With so many to do the work, the camp was spick and span within twenty minutes. Cited from The High School Boys' Fishing Trip, by H. Irving Hancock
  • He rose to his feet, quite collected, a spick-and-span little man. Cited from Romance, by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • Everything now is spick and span; away to my play I will run. Cited from Twilight Stories, by Various Authors
  • The owner said most particular that it was to be made all spick and span for you. Cited from Patsy, by S. R. Crockett
  • It was all very English, very spick and span, and apparently very well to do. Cited from Delia Blanchflower, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • No man-of-war was ever kept more spick and span from careless touch. Cited from The Mystery of Edwin Drood, by Charles Dickens
  • Everything about the place was kept in spick and span order. Cited from The Gerrard Street Mystery, by John Charles Dent
  • She looked just the same as when I last saw her -- spick and span, and -- dry. Cited from Scottish Ghost Stories, by Elliott O'Donnell
  • "I'll work every night until the house is spick and span." Cited from The Glory Of The Conquered, by Susan Glaspell
  • And since he spent a great deal of his time in the water, his white waistcoat always looked very spick-and-span. Cited from The Tale of Bobby Bobolink, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • At least, the churches must be put in spick-and-span order. Cited from The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner V2
  • I ask, who can fulfil all their duties and remain "spick-and-span"? Cited from London's Underworld, by Thomas Holmes
  • And so spick and span -- everything new from head to foot. Cited from A Houseful of Girls, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • How spick and span clean was everything in that room, even to the dirt floor! Cited from Brazilian Sketches, T. B. Ray
  • It was all in order -- all spick and span -- French, every touch of it. Cited from Sally Bishop, by E. Temple Thurston
  • We now say a person looks "spick and span" when he or she is very neatly dressed. Cited from Stories That Words Tell Us, by Elizabeth O'Neill
  • We were supposed to trim ourselves up and to look as spick and span as we could under the circumstances. Cited from Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons,by Frederick Arthur Ambrose Talbot
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