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synonyms for gaud

  • bauble
  • trifle
  • trinket
  • bagatelle
  • bibelot
  • gimcrack
  • item
  • knickknack
  • memento
  • souvenir
  • toy
  • whatnot
  • conversation piece
  • curio
  • curiosity
  • objet d'art
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How to use gaud in a sentence

With gaud and gaudy, which are the same words as good and cadi, may be connoted gaudeo the Latin for I rejoice.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
Shall this mindless wretch enjoy in his sleep a jewelled gaud while his poor old grandfather is thirsty?
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
Where got you that rich gaud for covering, that spangled shell—a tortoise living in the mountains?
HESIOD, THE HOMERIC HYMNS, AND HOMERICAHOMER AND HESIOD
Her secrets: old featherfans, tasselled dancecards, powdered with musk, a gaud of amber beads in her locked drawer.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
An image, decked in all the glare of gaud and tinsel, looked out of a glazed niche in the opposite wall.
THE RIFLE RANGERSCAPTAIN MAYNE REID
But she never 'ad nobody to leave her money, poor dear child, except me, please Gaud.
THE GREY WIG: STORIES AND NOVELETTESISRAEL ZANGWILL
The accurate origin of the various senses which this word and the substantive “gaud” have taken are somewhat difficult to trace.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 5VARIOUS
There it lay, a glittering gaud; but he had seen a piece of glass that threw out colours as divinely.
THE PRISONERALICE BROWN
There is another stem gaud, supposed to mean Goth, very liable to intermix.
SURNAMES AS A SCIENCEROBERT FERGUSON
A child happening to pass, came to her rescue: "Good-day, Mademoiselle Gaud!"
AN ICELAND FISHERMANPIERRE LOTI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GAUD

  • bauble
  • curio
  • curiosity
  • gaud
  • gewgaw
  • gimcrack
  • knickknack
  • novelty
  • ornament
  • trifle
  • whatnot
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.