doodah

World English Dictionary
doodah or (US and Canadian) doodad (ˈduːdɑː, ˈduːdæd)
 
n
1.  an unnamed thing, esp an object the name of which is unknown or forgotten
2.  all of a doodah excited; agitated
 
[C20: of uncertain origin]
 
doodad or (US and Canadian) doodad
 
n
 
[C20: of uncertain origin]

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doodah
"excitement," 1915, from refrain of the minstrel song "Camptown Races."
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