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  • n. Alternative spelling of knockoff.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. That knocks off; of or pertaining to knocking off.
  • n. Act or place of knocking off; that which knocks off
  • n. A knockoff.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The device by which the loops of yarn are knocked off or drawn over the ends of the needles in a knitting-machine.
  • n. In mech., a releasing device; a tappet or cam for releasing some part of a mechanism. It is used in some forms of engine valve-gears to operate the admission-valves.


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