Definition of Drolleries. Meaning of Drolleries. Synonyms of Drolleries

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Definition of Drolleries

Drolleries
Drollery Droll"er*y, n.; pl. Drolleries. [F. dr[^o]lerie. See Droll.] 1. The quality of being droll; sportive tricks; buffoonery; droll stories; comical gestures or manners. The rich drollery of ``She Stoops to Conquer.' -- Macaulay. 2. Something which serves to raise mirth; as: (a) A puppet show; also, a puppet. [Obs.] --Shak. (b) A lively or comic picture. [Obs.] I bought an excellent drollery, which I afterward parted with to my brother George of Wotton. -- Evelyn.

Meaning of Drolleries from wikipedia

- has so many it has become known as The Book of Drolleries. Another m****cript that contains many drolleries is the English Luttrell Psalter, which has hybrid...
- Page from the 14th-century Luttrell Psalter, showing drolleries on the right margin and a ploughman at the bottom...
- looking forwards, his art reinvigorates medieval subjects such as marginal drolleries of ordinary life in illuminated m****cripts, and the calendar scenes of...
- very elaborate decorated borders of foliate patterns, often with small drolleries. A Gothic page might contain several areas and types of decoration: a...
- drummer, in the house of Mr. John Mompesson, with some reflections on drollery and atheisme Glanvill, Joseph. "Essay IV Against modern Sadducism in the...
- relatively small amount of space or effort to be devoted to such scenes. Drolleries in the margins of medieval illuminated m****cripts sometimes contain small...
- Kissell of The New York Daily News remarked that he delivered "all the drollery with a perfect deadpan and a twinkle" while David Patrick Stearns of USA...
- Khurrana's "candid disposition and roguish face ensures his street smart drollery works like a breeze". With worldwide earnings of over ₹610 million (US$8...
- modern doodle art such as Vexx and Gawx. Asemic writing Automatic writing Drolleries Fidgeting Graffiti Graphology Marginalia Memory and retention in learning...
- Parisian Gothic-era m****cript illuminator who excelled in the invention of drolleries as well as traditional iconography. He is considered one of the best miniaturists...
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