Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fool's bauble.
“Europe with their traditional costume of motley, cap and bells, and marotte.”
“How often this is so with the visions of domesticity — the detailed picture of what our home will be like; or, of life among our fellow-citizens or in society; or, again, of living in the country — the kind of house we shall have, its surroundings, the marks of honor and respect that will be paid to us, and so on, — whatever our hobby may be; chaque fou a sa marotte.”
“Never mind the grammar, the sentences above illustrate my ignorance of la grammaire, mais l’orthographe … c’est ma marotte.”
“Never mind the grammar, the sentences above illustrate my ignorance of la grammaire, mais l’orthographe… c’est ma marotte.”
“June 18th, 2006 at 6:27 pm marotte hand don’t know whatma left hand’s doin’”
“[first image, of a century-old bisque marotte, from antiquedolls; the second, of an early-seventies Ford Maverick, from barkbarkwoofwoof]”
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