waggeries


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Waggery \Wag"ger*y\ (-g[~e]r*[y^]), n.; pl. Waggeries. [From
   Wag.]
   The manner or action of a wag; mischievous merriment;
   sportive trick or gayety; good-humored sarcasm; pleasantry;
   jocularity; as, the waggery of a schoolboy. --Locke.
   [1913 Webster]

         A drollery and lurking waggery of expression. --W.
                                                  Irving.
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