trinketing

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

trinketing

  1. present participle of trinket

NounEdit

trinketing ‎(plural trinketings)

  1. (obsolete) A trinket; a bauble.
    • Sir Reginald Rankin
      Methinks yon baubles are more fitting meed
      Than this same goddess here, so great in awe.
      Gladly, we trow, ye'd give a larger price
      Than these poor trinketings, to keep your Freia
      And have her in your halls. So let it be.
  2. (obsolete) The courting of favour.
    • Samuel Rawson Gardiner
      Some talk confidently of fresh trinketings with the King, and that Ashburnham is come to London on purpose.