First up: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=gewgaw
early 13c., giuegaue, contemptuous reduplication, possibly connected with O.Fr. gogue "rejoicing, jubilation; joke, prank, mockery, game;" or jou-jou "toy," baby-talk word, from jouer "to play," from L. jocare (see joke).
See also: Gew-Gogue and Gew-Magogue
WordList: By Macrobius
Blog entry posted by Macrobius, Apr 7, 2012.