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contraption

  

      n  
Informal, often facetious or derogatory   a device or contrivance, esp. one considered strange, unnecessarily intricate, or improvised  
     (C19: perhaps from con(trivance) + trap1 + (inven)tion)  
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contraption

  
  
apparatus, contrivance, device, gadget, instrument, mechanism, rig, waldo  

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