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Topic: JEWELLERY

Date: 1500-1600
Origin: Perhaps from trenket 'small knife' (15-16 centuries), from Old North French trenquet, from trenquer 'to cut'

trinket

noun
     
trin‧ket [countable]
DCJ a piece of jewellery or a small pretty object that is not valuable
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