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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Contraption  \Con*trap"tion\,  n. 
  A  contrivance;  a  new-fangled  device;  --  used  scornfully. 
  [Colloq.  or  Dial.]  --  {Con*trap"tious},  a. 
  We  all  remember  some  of  the  extraordinary  contraptions 
  which  have  been  thus  evolved  and  put  upon  the  market. 
  --F.  M.  Ware.