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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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The name comes from "the knocker", a mythical creature who would knock on mine walls as a warning just before cave-ins.
The deparment store said sales of traditional door knockers have fallen by nine per cent as homeowners invest in smart doorbells with features including live video streaming and wi-fi-enabled apps.
Sales of traditional door knockers have fallen by 9% as homeowners invest in smart doorbells with features such as live video streaming and wi-fi-enabled apps.
Nottingham Knockers, named for where the scam originated, may claim to be ex-convicts attempting to mend their ways, however they are not part of any recognised rehabilitation scheme.
Commercially marketed lure knockers vary in size, weight and design based on the depth and cover for which they're intended.
We must welcome their reprieve, wonder at their statistics, and remind their knockers (sorry) that men who never steal a glimpse are neither use nor ornament to womanhood.
Architecture expert Barry Lawson, from Gosforth, has recreated the lions head door knocker which was attached to Durham Cathedral.
He said: "I've always been fascinated by Durham Cathedral and its door knockers.
Knobs and knocker duty involved polishing the school's old brass door knobs and door knockers.
Surely the fact that Taylor was twice nominated for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award in 2006 and 2010 - and is one of the few who actually qualifies by having some personality - should suggest he is held in great regard by sports fans and the last thing on his mind should be knockers (if you excuse the phrase).