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Definition of Gewgawed
1. gewgaw [adj] - See also: gewgaw
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gewgawed
getting to the point
gewgawed (current term)
Literary usage of Gewgawed
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1. New Testament Illustrations: Comprising Choice Selections, Anecdotes by William Basil Jones (1875)
"We shall leave our gewgawed devotees to reconcile humiliation in worship with vanity in dress. How far fine clothes may affect the personal piety of the ..."
2. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1873)
"Wash off Its paint and strip it of its gewgawed trappings, and It stands forth the wan and wretched object It really Is. There Is better work In store for ..."
3. America, and the Americans by James Boardman, Citizen of the world (1833)
"describable degree of interest; and, in my eyes, it was worth all the bespangled and gewgawed thrones in Christendom, the venerable worm-eaten Gothic chair ..."