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knocker

[′näk·ər]
(engineering)

door knocker

door knocker, England (15th cent.)
A hinged knob, bar, or ring of metal, attached to the outside of an exterior door, to enable a person to announce his presence.
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We'll now be in touch with colleagues up and down the country to see if we can get these ding dongs and knockers back to their owners.
When a snag occurs, slip the metal frame over your line, hold the retrieval cord in one hand with the fishing line in the other and let the lure knocker slide down to the snag.
Knocker, not thinking, then stood back himself to get a better view, leaving Squeaker and myself to hold the pole.
Not a sniff of detention or knobs and knockers duty for Cole, who can walk straight back into the team unless the manager, Roy Hodgson, makes a token gesture of authority.
Mehr quoted an elderly man who comes to pray at the mosque daily as saying the knocker was stolen about 10 days ago.
Nottage uses the image of the striving yet patient por' knocker - alone, hunched over, knee-deep in mud - to convey a theme that cannot be stated by the contentious group, even as they grasp for concise, eloquent phrases that will sum up who they are.
uk, PS22 (750ml) DOOR KNOCKER g The Moray personalised plaque, Design My House Number, designmyhouse number.
The original brass knocker made in 1154 was used by hundreds of fugitives over the centuries to access the cathedral to confess their crimes and in return be saved from arrest.
And then along came Knocker Knowles, named in honour of former Molineux striker Peter Knowles - who gave up football fame for his religious beliefs.
My father, Alan Knocker, of Ullswater Road, Ernesford Grange, is always sending you his photos and is always very chuffed when you print them.
If that was booked, The Power could have taken the game back to its pub roots and played at the Sagger Makers Bottom Knocker in Burslem.
Knocker had become disorientated and so had we all, with the result that both teams hustled him into touch, combined efforts being needed in a unique emergency.