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stop knob

noun

music : any one of the handles that an organ player pushes in or pulls out to stop or allow sound from certain pipes

Full Definition of STOP KNOB

:  one of the handles by which an organist draws or shuts off a particular stop

First Known Use of STOP KNOB

1887

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