fiddlestick

[ fid-l-stik ]
/ ˈfɪd lˌstɪk /
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noun

anything; a bit: I don't care a fiddlestick for what they say.

Origin of fiddlestick

First recorded in 1400–50, fiddlestick is from the late Middle English word fidillstyk. See fiddle, stick1
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British Dictionary definitions for fiddlestick

fiddlestick

/ (ˈfɪdəlˌstɪk) /

noun

informal a violin bow
any meaningless or inconsequential thing; trifle
fiddlesticks! an expression of annoyance or disagreement

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