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kidstakes

[kid-steyks] /ˈkɪdˌsteɪks/
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
British slang
1915-1920
1915-20; earlier British slang kid nonsense, hoax (apparently noun use of kid2) + stakes (see stake2)
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kidstakes

/ˈkɪdˌsteɪks/
plural noun
1.
(Austral, informal) pretence; nonsense: cut the kidstakes!
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