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Trump"er*y (?), n. [F. tromperie deceit, fr. tromper to deceive. See Trump to trick.] 1. Deceit; fraud. [Obs.] Grenewey.
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2. Something serving to deceive by false show or pretense; falsehood; deceit; worthless but showy matter; hence, things worn out and of no value; rubbish.
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The trumpery in my house, go bring it hither,
for state to catch these thieves.
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Upon the coming of Christ, very much, though not all, of this idolatrous trumpery and superstition was driven out of the world. South.
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Trump"er*y, a. Worthless or deceptive in character.A trumpery little ring.” Thackeray.
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