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- n. Common misspelling of bauble.
- n. Archaic spelling of bauble.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A trinket. See bauble.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See bauble.
- n. See bauble.
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A foolish kind of bawble, after all; but it looks not amiss on the outside of one’s coach if the inside contain not Did/say a monkey, Lucy?
So I am the haggard old fisherman who replaced the lost bawble in the royal treasury!
If he be a little sickish of that distemper and that he will somtimes spend a penny upon a Libel or new Tiding; that is a great pleasure for you, because you know that the Booksellers and Printers must live; and every fool must have one or t'other bawble to play with.
Nay, this poor bawble it bequeathed, my eyes grow moist and dim,
Not allowed to dispose of money, or call any thing their own, they learn to turn the market penny; or, should a husband offend, by staying from home, or give rise to some emotions of jealousy-a new gown, or any pretty bawble, smooths Juno's angry brow.
Two pages and three gentlemen were waiting upon him, and Mad Noll, the jester, stood at the head of the bed, now and then jingling his bawble and passing some quaint jest upon the chance of making his master smile.
Little did they know that at that moment the presidency of the famous Hasheesh Club appeared to Charley the veriest bawble in the world.
Children, youths, adults, and old men, all are led by one bawble or another.
Orthodox -- friend, draw forth her idolatrous bawble from her American bosom, and defend its use and veneration with her tongue?
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Therefore it is a war of pretexts, the real object being the humiliation and dismemberment of Germany, in the vain hope of exalting the French Empire and perpetuating a bawble crown on the head of a boy.
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