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

  Tawdry \Taw"dry\, n.; pl. Tawdries.
     A necklace of a rural fashion, bought at St. Audrey's fair;
     hence, a necklace in general. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Of which the Naiads and the blue Nereids make
           Them tawdries for their necks.           --Drayton.
     [1913 Webster]

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