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Webster 1913 Edition


Babery

Bab′er-y

,
Noun.
[Perh. orig. for
baboonery
. Cf.
Baboon
, and also
Babe
.]
Finery of a kind to please a child.
[Obs.]
“Painted babery.”
Sir P. Sidney.

Webster 1828 Edition


Babery

BA'BERY

,
Noun.
Finery to please a child; any trifling toy for children.

Definition 2022


babery

babery

English

Noun

babery (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Finery of a kind to please a child.

References

  • babery in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

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