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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Droll·er·y n.; pl. Drolleries
 1. The quality of being droll; sportive tricks; buffoonery; droll stories; comical gestures or manners.
    The rich drollery of =\“She Stoops to Conquer.”\=   -- Macaulay.
 2. Something which serves to raise mirth; as: (a) A puppet show; also, a puppet. [Obs.] --Shak. (b) A lively or comic picture. [Obs.]
    I bought an excellent drollery, which I afterward parted with to my brother George of Wotton.   -- Evelyn.