fakus

fakus

Any gadget or thing whose actual name is unknown or has been forgotten. Pass me that fakus thing over there. I need it to finish this repair.
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fakus

(ˈfekəs)
n. a gadget; something with no name or a forgotten name. This little fakus goes right in here.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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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.
This year, the prize for best new play by a small company was a tie between Centastage's production of The Fakus: A Noir by Joe Byers and Boston Children's Theatre's staging of Reflections of a Rock Lobster by Burgess Clark.