fal-lal

fallal

[fal-lal]
noun
a bit of finery; a showy article of dress.
Also, fal-lal.


Origin:
1700–10; perhaps syncopated variant of falderal

fallalery, noun
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fallal (fælˈlæl)
 
n
a showy ornament, trinket, or article of dress
 
[C18: perhaps based on falbala]
 
fal'lalery
 
n

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