Bagatelle

Noun

  • A trifle; an unsubstantial thing.
  • Any of several smaller, wooden table top games developed from the original bagatelle in which the pockets are made of pins; also called pin bagatelle, hit-a-pin bagatelle, jaw ball.
  • A game similar to billiards played on an oblong table with pockets or arches at one end only.
  • A short piece of literature or of instrumental music, typically light or playful in character.

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