trinketry

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

trinket +‎ -ry

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trinketry (countable and uncountable, plural trinketries)

  1. Ornaments of dress; trinkets, collectively.
    • 1810, Robert Southey, The Curse of Kehama
      Nor trinketry on front or neck or breast.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for trinketry in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)