variants also doohickies
plural of doohickey
as in thingamajigs
a small article the actual name of which one either does not know or cannot remember screw in the doohickey at the top of the lamp shade

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“Doohickeys.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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