- Ostentation, as in fancy clothing
- Something trivial
- Cast-off clothes.
- The place where old clothes are sold.
- Hence: secondhand finery; cheap and tawdry decoration; affected elegance.
- Fond of gauze and
French frippery. — Goldsmith.
- The gauzy frippery of a French translation. — Sir W. Scott.
- Fond of gauze and French frippery. — Goldsmith.
- The trade or traffic in old clothes.
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