fakus

fakus

A name for a gadget or thing whose actual name is unknown or has been forgotten. Where's that fakus? I need it to finish this repair.

fakus

(ˈfekəs)
n. a gadget; something with no name or a forgotten name. This little fakus goes right in here.
References in classic literature ?
When at length she had done, he summoned the captain of the regiment that stood around: he was a great man named Faku, and he also summoned certain men who do the king's bidding.