gaudy (adj.) Old form(s): gaudie
bright, brilliant, shining
LLL V.ii.797[Princess to King] Nip not the gaudy blossoms of your love
Luc.272[Tarquin to himself, of affection] when his gaudy banner is displayed / The coward fights
Sonn.1.10[]Thou that art now the world's fresh ornament / And only herald to the gaudy spring
Ven.1088[of Adonis' bonnet] Under whose brim the gaudy sun would peep
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