Origin of bauble
Examples from the Web for baubles
But most of all blame China and the despicable hunger of its status-conscious middle class for baubles of worked ivory.
She talks to Sandra McElwaine about her childhood and love of baubles.Mary Higgins Clark Interview About New Book, I'll Walk Alone|Sandra McElwaine|April 29, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Not nearly enough, apparently, to cover the cost of her favorite bubbies, baubles, and baby ATVs.
She's sorry that she ever tried to console herself with baubles it's what you've suspected all along.A Far Country, Complete|Winston Churchill
She felt as if she almost hated Mr. Carson, who had decoyed her with his baubles.Mary Barton|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
I swear, 'twill turn her head, to spy it: Some baubles I therein had placed, That you might win another by it.Faust|Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
He loves these baubles—let him keep them, then: I have my dower.The Saint's Tragedy|Charles Kingsley
They regard them in the same light that we do the beads and baubles which are sent to savage nations.
British Dictionary definitions for baubles
Word Origin for bauble
Word Origin and History for baubles
"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.