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

  Bauble \Bau"ble\ (b[add]"b'l), n. [Cf. OF. baubel a child's
     plaything, F. babiole, It. babbola, LL. baubellum gem, jewel,
     L. babulus, a baburrus, foolish.]
     1. A trifling piece of finery; a gewgaw; that which is gay
        and showy without real value; a cheap, showy plaything.
        [1913 Webster]
              The ineffective bauble of an Indian pagod.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. The fool's club. [Obs.] "A fool's bauble was a short stick
        with a head ornamented with an ass's ears fantastically
        carved upon it." --Nares.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a mock scepter carried by a court jester
      2: cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing [syn: bangle,
         bauble, gaud, gewgaw, novelty, fallal, trinket]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  100 Moby Thesaurus words for "bauble":
     a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, agate, bagatelle,
     ball, baseball bat, bat, battledore, bean, bibelot, bit, blocks,
     brass farthing, bric-a-brac, button, cent, checkerboard,
     chessboard, club, cockhorse, cricket bat, cue, curio, dido, doll,
     doll carriage, farce, farthing, feather, fig, fleabite, folderol,
     fribble, frippery, gaud, gewgaw, gimcrack, golf club, hair,
     halfpenny, hill of beans, hobbyhorse, jack-in-the-box, jacks,
     jackstones, jackstraws, jest, joke, kickshaw, knack, knickknack,
     knickknackery, marble, marionette, mig, minikin, mockery, molehill,
     novelty, ornament, paper doll, peppercorn, picayune,
     pick-up sticks, pin, pinch of snuff, pinprick, pinwheel, plaything,
     puppet, racket, rag doll, rap, red cent, rocking horse,
     row of pins, rush, shit, snap, sneeshing, sou, sport, steelie,
     straw, taw, teetotum, top, toy, toy soldier, trifle, trinket,
     triviality, tuppence, two cents, twopence, whatnot, whim-wham

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