trinketry
noun Date: 1810 small items of personal ornament

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Trinketry — Trin ket*ry, n. Ornaments of dress; trinkets, collectively. [1913 Webster] No trinketry on front, or neck, or breast. Southey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trinketry — trinket ► NOUN ▪ a small ornament or item of jewellery that is of little value. DERIVATIVES trinketry noun. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • trinketry — /tring ki tree/, n. trinkets collectively. [1800 10; TRINKET + RY] * * * …   Universalium

  • trinketry — trin·ket·ry …   English syllables

  • trinketry — noun trinkets and other ornaments of dress collectively • Hypernyms: ↑collection, ↑aggregation, ↑accumulation, ↑assemblage • Member Meronyms: ↑bangle, ↑bauble, ↑gaud, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • trinket — noun a small ornament or item of jewellery that is of little value. Derivatives trinketry noun Origin C16: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • trinket — ► NOUN ▪ a small ornament or item of jewellery that is of little value. DERIVATIVES trinketry noun. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • aggregation — noun 1. several things grouped together or considered as a whole (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑collection, ↑accumulation, ↑assemblage • Derivationally related forms: ↑assemble (for: ↑assemblage) …   Useful english dictionary

  • fallal — noun cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing • Syn: ↑bangle, ↑bauble, ↑gaud, ↑gewgaw, ↑novelty, ↑trinket • Derivationally related forms: ↑gaudy (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • trinket — n. a trifling ornament, jewel, etc., esp. one worn on the person. Derivatives: trinketry n. Etymology: 16th c.: orig. unkn …   Useful english dictionary

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