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gubbins

/ˈɡʌbɪnz/
noun (informal)
1.
(functioning as sing) an object of little or no value
2.
(functioning as sing) a small device or gadget
3.
(functioning as pl) odds and ends; litter or rubbish
4.
(functioning as sing) a silly person
Word Origin
C16 (meaning: fragments): from obsolete gobbon, probably related to gobbet
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