vanity (n.)
trifle, folly, vain thing
H8 I.i.54[Buckingham to Norfolk, of Wolsey] What had he / To do in these fierce vanities?
H8 II.iii.69[Anne to Lord Chamberlain] nor my wishes / More worth than empty vanities
R2 III.iv.86[Gardener to Queen Isabel, of King Richard] In your lord's scale is nothing but himself / And some few vanities that make him light [or: favourites]
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