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Origin of gewgaw
OTHER WORDS FROM gewgawgew·gawed, adjective
Words nearby gewgaw
Example sentences from the Web for gewgaw
Some of them have been won by a mess of pottage, a mere bauble or a gewgaw.Prisons and Prayer: Or a Labor of Love|Elizabeth Ryder Wheaton
Here again the gewgaw of royal parade was intended to entrap the admiration of the ignorant.
The crown of my fathers has shrunk into a gewgaw and a toy,—their ambition and their spirit are undecayed!Zanoni|Edward Bulwer Lytton
And all of them with some gewgaw to be blessed in the Virgin's bowl.A Little Pilgrimage in Italy|Olave M. (Olave Muriel) Potter
At her disposal was wealth without stint, every luxury the soft could desire, every gewgaw the vain could covet.What Will He Do With It, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton