Main Entry:  deely-bobber
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a gadget that is hard to name or classify; thingamajib, thingamabob
Usage:  slang; was proprietary name of building block toy's 21st Century Lexicon
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Word Origin & History

"a headband with springs carrying ornaments," 1982 trademark name held by Ace Novelty Company. Earlier it had been a patent name for a type of building blocks, manufactured 1969-1973.
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