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waggery

[wag-uh-ree] /ˈwæg ə ri/
noun, plural waggeries.
1.
the action, spirit, or language of a wag; roguish or droll humor:
the waggery of Shakespeare's clowns.
2.
a waggish act; jest or joke.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; wag + -ery
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  • Hence had he postponed the practical waggery of soliciting a vote where no vote could be refused.

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