A trifling bit of finery a gewgaw that which is homosexual and showy without genuine price an inexpensive showy plaything
- a mock scepter held by a court jester
- low priced showy jewelry or decoration on clothing
- A trifling little bit of finery; a gewgaw; what is gay and showy without real worth; an inexpensive, showy plaything.
- The fool's club.
"showy trinket or ornament," early 14c., from Old French baubel "child's model, trinket," most likely a reduplication of bel, from Latin bellus "pretty" (see bene-). Or otherwise related to babe, child.
(n.) A trifling piece of finery; a gewgaw; that which is gay and showy without genuine value; an affordable, showy plaything.
- (n.) The fool's club.
A trinket or bauble you inherited from a family member.