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Meaning of quaint

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: strange in an interesting or pleasing way; "quaint
             dialect words"; "quaint streets of New Orleans, that most
             foreign of American cities"
      2: very strange or unusual; odd or even incongruous in character
         or appearance; "the head terminating in the quaint duck bill
         which gives the animal its vernacular name"- Bill Beatty;
         "came forth a quaint and fearful sight"- Sir Walter Scott; "a
         quaint sense of humor"
      3: attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic);
         "houses with quaint thatched roofs"; "a vaulted roof
         supporting old-time chimney pots" [syn: {old-time}, {quaint},
         {olde worlde}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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