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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nov·el·ty /ˈnɑvəlti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nov·el·ty n.; pl. Novelties
 1. The quality or state of being novel; newness; freshness; recentness of origin or introduction.
    Novelty is the great parent of pleasure.   --South.
 2. Something novel; a new or strange thing.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: originality by virtue of being refreshingly novel [syn: freshness]
      2: originality by virtue of being new and surprising [syn: freshness]
      3: a small inexpensive mass-produced article [syn: knickknack]
      4: cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing [syn: bangle,
         bauble, gaud, gewgaw, fallal, trinket]