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geegaw

and gewgaw and googaw (ˈgigɔ and ˈgugɔ)
n. a gadget; a bauble. What do you do with these gewgaws? Hang them on a tree?
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It's got a busy, bustling, thriving high street full of cafes, restaurants and 'proper pubs'; there are loads of little family-owned shops selling everything from tourist geegaws to designer gear; and, unlike the high street in the town where I live, there are absolutely no charity shops taking advantage of empty retail space (because there is none).
so there's this fabulous - huge furniture 4454 with - jungle designs o(h)n on t(h)he on (h) the cushi(h) ons you kn(h)ow and then there's 4455 S- | [laughter] 4456 J- all kinds of geegaws and.
There were lots of big iron thingies that go whoosh in the night -- all those platemakers, stackers, folders and other geegaws that put the word "paper" in "newspaper.
The "Clones" geegaws include a much-improved selection of collector and toy lines, mostly focusing on action figures, light sabers and games.
Did you know all the geegaws and curlicues hanging off the several new "Mediterranean-style" condo towers in town are actually molded styrofoam?
The countess's long fleshy face emerges, ruinously ogling, from a stack of ostrich feathers and pendant geegaws.
They're given their own cameraman (which makes motorcycle getaways impossible, a fact that comes into play immediately tonight), as well as precious little money, a few geegaws with which to barter for services with the dupe-able happy natives, camping supplies and coupons for fast-food companies cynical enough to pony up for some product placement.
Yet in the final analysis--when all of the methodological and statistical geegaws are stripped away--we have, at best, a "direct line" relationship that amounts to about 10 percent of the variance in behavior.
we buy buttons with slogans on them and lots of rainbow geegaws to adorn our cars and homes and offices with.
Nearly 700 dancers threw out about a million geegaws, beads, and doubloons to the athletes and spectators.
She smiled then, toothy and in a manner that seemed to involve her shoulders and a goodly percentage of her torso, and in that first minute after she said "yes," I understood I was obliged to put aside, like geegaws and trivia you've outgrown, all I knew about Thrones and Dominations, those swift heedless beings who get here by magic and stay around to make us miserable.
mass appropriation of yuppie geegaws has sent their status value plummeting.
I don't hold with jewelry or none of them geegaws,' Mr.
Magnificent paintings, which Sheila says mostly benefit local artists, antiques and fabulous fakes, oddities, lamps, geegaws, fabrics, hundreds of fully framed turn-of-the-century females whom Sheila insists were her ancestors, fabulous antique books, which Sheila says sardonically she buys "by weight.
Still, Brightline proved us wrong with its cleverly designed flightbag that uniquely swallows a headset while still having room for the other must-have geegaws you always have in your flightbag.