trifle

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trifle

1. a type of pewter of medium hardness
2. articles made from this pewter
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When we had finished the rounds, however, he called for remuneration--said he hoped the gentlemen would give him a trifle in the way of a few piastres (equivalent to a few five cent pieces.) We did so.
Spread the marmalade over the pandoro and place one disk on the bottom of a trifle bowl.