Origin of bagatelle
Examples from the Web for bagatelle
In any case, it is clear that the 77 millions of checks economized, though absolutely great, is relatively a bagatelle.The Value of Money|Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
Bagatelle, a game played on a long flat board covered with cloth like a billiard-table, with spherical balls and a cue or mace.
If you haven't anything better to do, drop in at the Bagatelle and give Walters my love, and tell them not to worry at home.The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete|Winston Churchill
Thus it went dodging about the circle like a marble on a bagatelle board.On Canada's Frontier|Julian Ralph
He was a member of the Baldwin, the Cavendish, and the Bagatelle card clubs.The Return of Sherlock Holmes|Arthur Conan Doyle