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 for Gaud
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gaud \Gaud\, n. [OE. gaude jest, trick, gaudi bead of a rosary,
     fr. L. gaudium joy, gladness. See Joy.]
     1. Trick; jest; sport. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     2. Deceit; fraud; artifice; device. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     3. An ornament; a piece of worthless finery; a trinket. "An
        idle gaud." --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gaud \Gaud\, v. i. [Cf. F. se gaudir to rejoice, fr. L. gaudere.
     See Gaud, n.]
     To sport or keep festival. [Obs.] "Gauding with his
     familiars. " [Obs.] --Sir T. North.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gaud \Gaud\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gauded; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Gauding.]
     To bedeck gaudily; to decorate with gauds or showy trinkets
     or colors; to paint. [Obs.] "Nicely gauded cheeks." --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gaud
      n 1: cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing [syn: bangle,
           bauble, gaud, gewgaw, novelty, fallal, trinket]

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