gub|bins

gub|bins
gub|bins «GUHB uhnz», noun plural. British Informal.
1. mechanical devices or contrivances; gadgets: »

A relatively cheap aeroplane…it will carry all the electronic gubbins used in an F-104G fighter (New Scientist).

2. worthless fragments or parings; refuse.
[variant of obsolete gobbons portions, gobbets, perhaps < Old French gobe lump]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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