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n. pl. -ies

1. Showy but worthless finery; bric-a-brac.

2. Nonsense: rubbish.

3. Deception; trickery; fraud.

—adj.  Showy but valueless.

[Middle English trompery,

from Old French tromperie,

from tromper, to cheat.]


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