Fool"er*y (?), n.; pl. Fooleries ().

1.

The practice of folly; the behavior of a fool; absurdity.

Folly in fools bears not so strong a note, As foolery in the wise, when wit doth dote. Shak.

2.

An act of folly or weakness; a foolish practice; something absurd or nonsensical.

That Pythagoras, Plato, or Orpheus, believed in any of these fooleries, it can not be suspected. Sir W. Raleigh.

 

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