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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A minor or unspecified object or article.
  • noun A set of light, open shelves for ornaments.
  • pronoun Any of various additional or unspecified things or items.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A stand or set of shelves on which to keep or display small articles of curiosity or ornament, as well as books, papers, etc.; an étagère.
  • noun Anything; no matter what; what you please. See what not, under what, A.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A kind of stand, or piece of furniture, having shelves for books, ornaments, etc.; an étagère.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun countable A small unspecified object; bric-a-brac (in plural)
  • noun uncountable Other related objects or ideas.
  • noun A freestanding set of shelves on which ornaments are displayed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun miscellaneous curios

Etymologies

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what +‎ not

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