Origin of bauble
Examples from the Web for bauble
May I—just for the next few days—beg your acceptance of this bauble?What a Man Wills|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
You would not think twice if you lost it; and yet think what I could do with that bauble!The Journal of Arthur Stirling|Upton Sinclair
Primrosevested he greeted gaily with his doffed Panama as with a bauble.Ulysses|James Joyce
"I have a mind to speak a word for your puppet-show," said the jester, cradling his bauble in his arms.Masters of the Guild|L. Lamprey
For very early this morning a bauble fell into the moat that Cyclops himself couldn't digest.
Word Origin for bauble
"showy trinket or ornament," early 14c., from Old French baubel "child's toy, trinket," probably a reduplication of bel, from Latin bellus "pretty" (see bene-). Or else related to babe, baby.