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fiddlestick

[fid-l-stik] /ˈfɪd lˌstɪk/
noun
1.
anything; a bit:
I don't care a fiddlestick for what they say.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English fidillstyk. See fiddle, stick1
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British Dictionary definitions for fiddlestick

fiddlestick

/ˈfɪdəlˌstɪk/
noun
1.
(informal) a violin bow
2.
any meaningless or inconsequential thing; trifle
3.
fiddlesticks!, an expression of annoyance or disagreement
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Word Origin and History for fiddlestick
n.

usually fiddlesticks; 15c., originally "the bow of a fiddle," from fiddle (n.) and stick (n.). Meaning "nonsense" is from 1620s.

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