15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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“Fiddlestick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fiddlestick. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.
Britannica English: Translation of fiddlestick for Arabic Speakers
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