Gaud"y (?), a. [Compar. Gaudier (?); superl. Gauidiest.]

1.

Ostentatiously fine; showy; gay, but tawdry or meretricious.

Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, But not expressed in fancy; rich, not gaudy. Shak.

2.

Gay; merry; festal.

Tennyson.

Let's have one other gaudy night. Shak.

 

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Gaud"y, n.; pl. Gaudies (#) [See Gaud, n.]

One of the large beads in the rosary at which the paternoster is recited.

[Obs.]

Gower.

 

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Gaud"y, n.

A feast or festival; -- called also gaud-day and gaudy day.

[Oxford Univ.]

Conybeare.

 

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