bawble

  • 1 bawble — same as ↑bauble * * * bawble obs. form of bauble …

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  • 2 Bawble — Baw ble, n. A trinket. See {Bauble}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 bawble — n. See bauble …

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  • 4 Knickknack — Knick knack , n. [See {Knack}.] A trifle or toy; a bawble; a gewgaw; a tchotchke. [1913 Webster +PJC] …

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  • 5 Toy — (toi), n. [D. tuid tools, implements, stuff, trash, speeltuig playthings, toys; akin to G. zeug stuff, materials, MNG. ziuc, Icel. tygi gear; all ultimately from the root of E. tug, v. t.; cf. G. zeugen to beget, MHG. ziugen to beget, make ready …

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  • 6 toy mutch — Toy Toy (toi), n. [D. tuid tools, implements, stuff, trash, speeltuig playthings, toys; akin to G. zeug stuff, materials, MNG. ziuc, Icel. tygi gear; all ultimately from the root of E. tug, v. t.; cf. G. zeugen to beget, MHG. ziugen to beget,… …

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  • 7 babiole — (ba bi o l ) s. f. 1°   Jouet d enfants. 2°   Fig. et familièrement, chose de peu de valeur, d importance. •   Et cent autres babioles que je sais quelquefois par coeur, SÉV. 346. •   On voulait, disait Alberoni, tromper le roi d Espagne, et le… …

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  • 8 bauble — n.; (also bawble) Trinket, gewgaw, toy, trifle, plaything, gimcrack, knack, knick knack …

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  • 9 gaud — n. [Written also Gawd.] Trinket, gewgaw, bawble, trifle, toy, worthless piece of finery …

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  • 10 gewgaw — n. Bawble, trifle, trinket, toy, plaything, gaud, worthless piece of finery …

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  • 11 jiggumbob — n. (Comic.) Trinket, toy, gimcrack, knick knack, bawble, gewgaw …

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  • 12 knack — n. 1. Toy, plaything, knick knack, gimcrack, gewgaw, bawble, trifle, jiggumbob (comic). 2. Dexterity, adroitness, dextrousness, skill, skilfulness, facility, aptness, aptitude, quickness, readiness, address, expertness …

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  • 13 knick-knack — n. Toy, trifle, plaything, gimcrack, gewgaw, bawble, knack, jiggumbob (comic) …

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  • 14 plaything — n. 1. Toy. 2. Toy, bawble, trifle …

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  • 15 trinket — n. 1. Toy, bawble, knick knack, gewgaw, gimcrack, whim wham, trifle, bagatelle. 2. (Naut.) Top sail, top gallant sail …

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  • 16 triviality — n. 1. Trivialness, unimportance, insignificance, indifference. 2. Trifle, small matter, bawble, nothing, bubble, thing of little value or consequence, thing of no moment, bagatelle …

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  • 17 toy — I. n. 1. Plaything, bawble, gewgaw, trinket, knick knack, gimcrack, kickshaw. 2. Trifle, petty commodity. 3. Trifle, small matter, bubble, bagatelle. 4. Folly, wild fancy, odd conceit, trifling opinion. 5. Play, sport, amorous dalliance. 6. Silly …

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  • 18 trifle — I. n. Triviality, small matter, bawble, nothing, bubble, thing of little value or consequence, thing of no moment, drop in the bucket, shadow of a shade, bagatelle. II. v. n. 1. Act with levity, be busy about trifles, toy, dally, play, dawdle,… …

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  • 19 Narr — (s. ⇨ Geck). 1. A Narr hot a schöne Welt. (Jüd. deutsch. Warschau.) Dem Dummen erscheint die Welt um so schöner, als er von manchen ihrer Uebel und Leiden nicht berührt wird. 2. A Narr hot lieb Süss. (Jüd. deutsch. Warschau.) Diese auch in… …

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