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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Knacker  \Knack"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  makes  knickknacks,  toys,  etc  --Mortimer. 
 
  2.  One  of  two  or  more  pieces  of  bone  or  wood  held  loosely 
  between  the  fingers,  and  struck  together  by  moving  the 
  hand;  --  called  also  {clapper}.  --Halliwell. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clapper  \Clap"per\,  n.  [F.  clapier.] 
  A  rabbit  burrow.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clapper  \Clap"per\,  n. 
  1.  A  person  who  claps. 
 
  2.  That  which  strikes  or  claps,  as  the  tongue  of  a  bell,  or 
  the  piece  of  wood  that  strikes  a  mill  hopper,  etc  See 
  Illust.  of  {Bell}. 
 
  {Clapper  rail}  (Zo["o]l.),  an  Americam  species  of  rail 
  ({Rallus  scepitans}). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clapper 
  n  1:  a  mobile  mass  of  muscular  tissue  covered  with  mucous 
  membrane  and  located  in  the  oral  cavity  [syn:  {tongue}, 
  {lingua},  {glossa}] 
  2:  metal  piece  that  hangs  inside  a  bell  and  makes  a  sound  by 
  hitting  the  side  [syn:  {tongue}] 




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