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bauble

(formerly) a mock staff of office carried by a court jester
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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.
"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.
A bauble, my boy, which no longer amuses an old child like myself.
On a table near her is a rich bauble of a casket, barred and clasped like an old strong-chest.
I am upon the right trail, I thought, as I slipped the bauble into the pocket-pouch which hung from my harness.
As they were preparing the skeleton of the man for burial, Clayton discovered a massive ring which had evidently encircled the man's finger at the time of his death, for one of the slender bones of the hand still lay within the golden bauble.
Right: Glitter star, PS7.99, Home Sense Below: Burgundy sequin baubles, PS18 for 2, Amara Right: Faux floral berry jar, PS16, Sainsbury's Home Silver apple baubles, PS2; glitter stars (9 pack); metal snowflake, PS3.50; silver pear decoration, PS2; luxury gold crackers (6 pack) PS10, all Sainsbury's Home Gold glittered pine cones, tub of 12, PS10, John Lewis Left: LED Chrismas Jar, PS8, M&Co *All prices correct at Left: Red cushion, PS3.99, H&M Home Below: Gold crowns, set of 3, PS4.50, Ikea Above: 9 pack Gold stars garland, PS2.95, Rex London Right: 6 pack glitter glass baubles, PS10, M&S Above: Four sequin baubles, PS12, Next Home Wooden star candle bridge, PS8, Asda Lit Stag Rudolph wall plaque, PS30, Next
George Home 5ft Pop-Up Pre-Lit LED Christmas Tree with baubles, PS25, Asda We had this up in less than five minutes.
Hang a selection of lightweight baubles at different heights onto branches using invisible thread (fishing line works well).
Hot on the heels ofMcDonald's launching its Chicken Nugget baubles,Just Eathas just raised the stakes and is creating the first-ever line of Bhaji Baubles which are made with fresh ingredients, fried in a light batter, and coated in edible gold or silver.
Comet set of two large multicoloured zig-zag baubles, PS12; Roca set of six multi-coloured faceted baubles, PS8; Castillo set of two multi-coloured patterned baubles, PS12; Vega geometricpatterened multi-coloured bauble, PS6; set of 8 multi-coloured mini Christmas crackers, PS6; Alula of two multi-coloured tassel Christmas tree decorations, PS5; Turini gold finish 16-piece cutlery set, PS95; Greta set of four red reactive glaze stoneware dinner plates, PS40, and matching set