"Should be a fiddlestick, my dear," the old Colonel answered.
Truly the "fiddlestick" is a magic wand in more senses than one.
And though I lend you my very rod and tacklings, yet you have not my fiddlestick, that is, the skill wherewith I guide it.
Didn't she, rather, do you the honor to say, 'A fiddlestick for your phrases!
At a tap on the desk from a fiddlestick, the partners in the dance fell into their places.
His arms seemed to keep his fiddlestick in motion without the least sympathy from their master.
If you've all the tense strings you may take life for your fiddlestick.
And did he not feel, with a certain pride, that he deserved a good smoke after all his exertions with the fiddlestick?
“You have declared your fiddlestick,” exclaimed the baronet, with less than his usual dignity.
His ears are perpetually drilling with a fiddlestick, and endures pleasures with less patience than other men do their pains.'