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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a comic incident or series of incidents;
[syn: drollery, clowning, comedy, funniness]

2. a quaint and amusing jest;
[syn: drollery, waggery]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Drollery \Droll"er*y\, n.; pl. Drolleries. [F. dr[^o]lerie. See Droll.] 1. The quality of being droll; sportive tricks; buffoonery; droll stories; comical gestures or manners. [1913 Webster] The rich drollery of "She Stoops to Conquer." -- Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. Something which serves to raise mirth; as: (a) A puppet show; also, a puppet. [Obs.] --Shak. (b) A lively or comic picture. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I bought an excellent drollery, which I afterward parted with to my brother George of Wotton. -- Evelyn. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

drollery n 1: a comic incident or series of incidents [syn: drollery, clowning, comedy, funniness] 2: a quaint and amusing jest [syn: drollery, waggery]