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  • n  a light piece of music for piano
  • n  something of little value or significance
  • n  a table game in which short cues are used to knock balls into holes that are guarded by wooden pegs; penalties are incurred if the pegs are knocked over

  • The pin game is bagatelle (also known as sans gal, Mississippi, cockamaroo, contact with variations.
  • In the last three years they have made 5 bagatelle a national craze, filled the land with glass enclosed, pin-studded playing fields for plunger-driven, hovering little balls.
  • Abe Lincoln was big on bagatelle.
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    Much Ado About Nothing ??? Ah, to have the luxury of making a film while making another film. Such is the life of Joss Whedon, who directed and wrote the screenplay for a modern adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing while working on The Avengers . Though the results make for an interesting experiment and prove that Shakespeare is mesmerizing in almost any form, Whedon’s work is a bagatelle not ...
    June 18, 2013 - Orlando Weekly
  • Bagatelle co-owner Remi Laba has police charges over truffle paste dropped
    Bagatelle co-owner Remi Laba had charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest against him dropped over his bust last August for carrying a jar of...
    June 16, 2013 - New York Post

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