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gewgaw

A trinket, knick-knack, or bauble, typically one that is small and ornamental. I hope Aunt Louise doesn't give me another gewgaw for my birthday—I already have a shelf full of them!
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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?

gewgaw

verb
See geegaw
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How poor, and cheap, and trivial these gew-gaws seemed in presence of the solemnity, the grandeur, the awful majesty of Death!
The resources of the domineering chiefs are wrung from the starving serfs, and every additional bauble with which they bedeck themselves is purchased by the sufferings of their bondsmen; so that the measure of gew-gaw refinement attained by the chiefs is only an index to the actual state in which the greater portion of the population lie grovelling.
All those gew-gaws on 19th-century homes may require extra care, but what cookie-cutter affordable tract home offers something comparably unique?
(Allen Moyer's set depicts her cluttered living room, piled with gew-gaws, as a kitschy barnacle on the pristine theatrical space that occupies most of the stage.) She offers sodas to the audience, and then the cast.
Those shops which did exist contained little but overpriced gew-gaws, presumably aimed at the over-salaried,loft-living communities in the area.
Homebrand offers retailers rugs, pillows, flowers, furniture, accessories, ceramics and assorted gew-gaws from such countries as distant as India, China and England.