(?), adv. Laggingly. [Prov. Eng.]
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(?) }, n.
[Also spelled lagnappe.]
[Etym. uncertain.] 1. In Louisiana, a trifling present given to customers by tradesmen; a gratuity.
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Lagniappe . . .is something thrown in, gratis, for good measure.
Mark Twain.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A tip or gratuity.

3. Hence: Anything obtained gratuitously or unexpectedly.


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