fallal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fallal cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fallal A piece of ribbon, worn with streaming ends as an ornament in the seventeenth century.
    • n fallal Hence Any trifling ornament.
    • fallal Finicking; foppish; trifling.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Fallal fal′lal′ or fal-lal′ a piece of ribbon worn as a streamer, any trifling ornament
    • adj Fallal foppish, trifling
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Usage

In literature:

I'm no egotist, look you; I've no prejudices; and Miss there has her bechamels and fallals according to her taste.
"The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond" by William Makepeace Thackeray
They didn't want new frocks and fallals every week, like some folks I could name.
"Sisters" by Ada Cambridge
That'll buy Mistress Fenton a few fallals if she's a mind for 'em.
"Madame Flirt" by Charles E. Pearce
I want to be here when you get off the latest fallals.
"Joyce's Investments" by Fannie E. Newberry
Heaven knows what fallals Lady Cassandra would don for a like occasion.
"Lady Cassandra" by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
I'm afraid I gave myself away, for I couldn't take their little fallals, but I had to keep up a show.
"The Dealings of Captain Sharkey" by A. Conan Doyle
It was my silk, lace, ribbons and fallals Harry Bradley was taking across the river.
"A Song of a Single Note" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
That's enough for a young lass to spend on fallals.
"Barbara Lynn" by Emily J. Jenkinson
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