gaudy


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gaudy \Gaud"y\, a. [Compar. Gaudier; superl. Gauidiest.]
   1. Ostentatiously fine; showy; gay, but tawdry or
      meretricious.
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            Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy,
            But not expressed in fancy; rich, not gaudy. --Shak.
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   2. Gay; merry; festal. --Tennyson.
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            Let's have one other gaudy night.     --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gaudy \Gaud"y\, n.; pl. Gaudies [See Gaud, n.]
   One of the large beads in the rosary at which the paternoster
   is recited. [Obs.] --Gower.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gaudy \Gaud"y\, n.
   A feast or festival; -- called also gaud-day and {gaudy
   day}. [Oxford Univ.] --Conybeare.
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