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bauble

(formerly) a mock staff of office carried by a court jester
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In truth I care not for the golden bauble and wished to win it in despite of the Sheriff for whom I have no love.
Again, that night, as the two sat before their camp fire, Tarzan played with his shining baubles.
Since Werper had evinced a desire to possess his glittering pebbles, Tarzan, with the suspicions of a savage, had guarded the baubles, of whose worth he was entirely ignorant, as zealously as though they spelled life or death to him.
She eagerly placed the precious baubles in her ears, and, though as ugly as the Witch of Endor, went off with a sideling gait and coquettish air, as though she had been a perfect Semiramis.
She spoke of these with animation, and heard my admiring comments with a smile of pleasure: that soon, however, vanished, and was followed by a melancholy sigh; as if in consideration of the insufficiency of all such baubles to the happiness of the human heart, and their woeful inability to supply its insatiate demands.
In the division of the baubles the cunning Huron discovered no less art than in their selection.
THREE creative local children scooped prizes after producing colourful bauble designs that adorned a building society in Shepshed over the Christmas period.
It was a green bauble in a garden centre, hanging among other, more boring colours, and it stopped me dead.
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