- anything; a bit: I don't care a fiddlestick for what they say.
Origin of fiddlestick
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Truly the "fiddlestick" is a magic wand in more senses than one.The Bow, Its History, Manufacture and Use
If you've all the tense strings you may take life for your fiddlestick.The Tragic Muse
Didn't she, rather, do you the honor to say, 'A fiddlestick for your phrases!The American
"Should be a fiddlestick, my dear," the old Colonel answered.The Virginians
William Makepeace Thackeray
And though I lend you my very rod and tacklings, yet you have not my fiddlestick, that is, the skill wherewith I guide it.
- informal a violin bow
- any meaningless or inconsequential thing; trifle
- fiddlesticks! an expression of annoyance or disagreement
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Word Origin and History for fiddlestick
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