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Foppery, 1) folly: “I had as lief have the f. of freedom as the morality of imprisonment,” Meas. I, 2, 138. “let not the sound of shallow f. enter my sober house,” Merch. II, 5, 35. “this is the excellent f. of the world,” Lr. I, 2, 128.
2) dupery, tricking, deceit: “drove the grossness of the f. into a received belief,” Wiv. V, 5, 131.
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