fiddlestick

[ fid-l-stik ]
/ ˈfɪd lˌstɪk /

noun

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

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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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