Origin: Du dinges (or Ger dings), thingumabob, orig. gen. of ding, thing
See dingus in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Dutch dinges, whatchamacallit
Origin: , from German Dings
Origin: , from Middle High German dinges
Origin: , genitive of dinc, thing
Origin: , from Old High German ding, thing, assembly, case, thing.