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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Trinkets and other ornaments of dress collectively.

Usage examples (18)
  • Crafts booths and food stands lined the meadow, selling the usual array of hippie trinketry: pipes, jewelry, incense, posters.
  • "Did you ever read that story of Kipling's where he says, 'Regiments are like women -- they will do anything for trinketry'?" inquired Nancy, calmly.
  • For this food, we pay in trinketry-beadwork, badly constructed jewelry, leather goods-which they, in their simple-mindedness, are avid to obtain for their personal...
  • The two partners in good luck divided their spoil amicably and fairly, except that the Moor, who had a little taste for trinketry, made out to get into his heap the most... for more
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