Definitions for: Bauble

[n] cheap showy jewelry or ornament or clothing
[n] a mock scepter carried by a court jester

Webster (1913) Definition: Bau"ble, n. [Cf. OF. baubel a child's plaything, F.
babiole, It. babbola, LL. baubellum gem, jewel, L. babulus, a
baburrus, foolish.]
1. A trifling piece of finery; a gewgaw; that which is gay
and showy without real value; a cheap, showy plaything.

The ineffective bauble of an Indian pagod.

2. The fool's club. [Obs.] ``A fool's bauble was a short
stick with a head ornamented with an ass's ears
fantastically carved upon it.'' --Nares.

Synonyms: bangle, fallal, gaud, gewgaw, novelty, trinket

See Also: scepter, sceptre, stuff, sundries, sundry, verge, wand, whatchamacallit, whatsis

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