any nameless small object, typically some form of gadget.
|DN III 543: Doodinkus.|
|DN IV:ii 105: dinkus, n. Thing; jigger. Also dodinkus, dudinkus. ‘This little dudinkus belongs to an automobile.’.‘A Word-List From Kansas’ in|
|inFlight into Yesterday 182: The whole doodinkus is suspended from the roof or ceiling so as to hang a few inches above the floor line.|