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ropery

noun rop·ery \ˈrō-p(ə-)rē\

Definition of ROPERY

archaic
:  roguish tricks or banter

Origin of ROPERY

probably from the thought that the perpetrator deserved the gallows
First Known Use: 1592

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insincere or foolish talk
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