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bauble

(formerly) a mock staff of office carried by a court jester
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There is no new thing under the sun, not even that yearned-for bauble of feeble souls--immortality.
She had no temptation for such an action; as to the bauble on which the chief proof rests, if she had earnestly desired it, I should have willingly given it to her, so much do I esteem and value her.
With hands that trembled with his eagerness to fix the bauble in his hat, Barnaby was adjusting it as he best could, and hurriedly replying to the tears and entreaties of his mother, when two gentlemen passed on the opposite side of the way.
GET THE LOOK: John Lewis' Graphite tree, pounds 80, and baubles from pounds 3 each; Tesco's Mixed Bauble Set contains 30 purple decorations, pounds 3.
The baubles were worth only hundreds of pounds but sold for much more because she wore them when she was President John F Kennedy's wife.
Seven-week-old Sophie, a Staffordshire bull terrier/boxer cross, was chasing Christmas baubles around her home in Greenlee Drive, Cochrane Park, Newcastle, when she careered into the rack.
White and silver striped glass baubles, pounds 20 for six, and vintage mercury glass baubles, pounds 20 for six, all Woolworths.
ARTISTIC children have decorated Christmas baubles with their visions of what's best about the Tees Valley.
Little bunches of holly, ideally with red berries, and a couple of plastic baubles on each look good tied at intervals along a banister rail.
Pupils of St Alban's Catholic Primary School, in Broad Lane, Kings Heath, are buying festive baubles instead of Christmas cards to mark the season.
HABITAT has an abundant range of garlands and tree decorations from straw twisted stars to mini Babushka dolls, jewel cut chandelier drops and snowflake baubles.
Gavin and Stacey star James Corden, stand-up comic Jason Manford and Celebrity Juice's Keith Lemon decorated baubles with a festive message.