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waggery

[wag-uh-ree]
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noun, plural wag·ger·ies.
  1. the action, spirit, or language of a wag; roguish or droll humor: the waggery of Shakespeare's clowns.
  2. a waggish act; jest or joke.
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Origin of waggery

First recorded in 1585–95; wag + -ery
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