kid stakes

kidstakes

[kid-steyks]
noun (used with a singular or plural verb) Australian Informal.
1.
pretense or nonsense.
2.
small stakes or a small amount, especially of money.

Origin:
1915–20; earlier British slang kid nonsense, hoax (apparently noun use of kid2) + stakes (see stake2)

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kidstakes (ˈkɪdˌsteɪks)
 
pl n
informal (Austral) pretence; nonsense: cut the kidstakes!

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