gewgaw definition by Webster's New World
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something showy but useless and of little value; trinket
Origin: Middle English giuegoue, gugaw, reduplicated, reduplication ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
showy but useless
gewgaw definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A decorative trinket; a bauble.
Origin: Middle English giuegaue.