Droll"er*y (?), n.; pl. Drolleries (#). [F. drolerie. See Droll.]
The quality of being droll; sportive tricks; buffoonery; droll stories; comical gestures or manners.
The rich drollery of "She Stoops to Conquer."
Something which serves to raise mirth
; as: (a)
A puppet show; also, a puppet
. [Obs.] Shak
A lively or comic picture.
I bought an excellent drollery, which I afterward parted with to my brother George of Wotton.
© Webster 1913.