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Yet a moment's consideration convinced me, that his behaviour either proceeded from waggery or mistake.
DISCIPLINEMARY BRUNTON
His self-esteem was hurt at the child not relishing his waggery.
A BOOK OF GHOSTSSABINE BARING-GOULD
Manytongues had a good deal of frontier waggery about him, and, by this time he began to comprehend how the land lay.
THE CHAINBEARERJ. FENIMORE COOPER
His turn for waggery was sometimes vented upon grave and serious men.
The waggery on the part of Avila was the more wicked, because the victim had translated his Commentaries into Latin for him.
A curious instance of waggery anent this matter of length will be found in the register of St. Helen, Bishopgate.
This was the method of the age which, in the abysmal profound of waggery, engendered that portentous birth, the comic paper.
STYLEWALTER RALEIGH
Happy was the wild boy, now roaming free about the world, where his feats of waggery never failed to secure him a good reception.
Doubtless there was a little waggery at the bottom of this proposition; but there was also something of a graver feeling.
THE ENTAILJOHN GALT
In his many rles one trait has obstinately remained, the trait of irresistible waggery.
ICONOCLASTSJAMES HUNEKER

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