Gaud

Noun

  • (obsolete) deceit; fraud; artifice
  • (obsolete) trick; jest; sport
  • a cheap showy trinket

Verb

  • (obsolete) To bedeck gaudily; to decorate with gauds or showy trinkets or colours; to paint.

    "Nicely gauded cheeks. — Shakespeare."

  • To sport or keep festival.

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