knacker

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noun knack·er \ˈna-kər\

Definition of knacker

  1. 1 British :  a buyer of worn-out domestic animals or their carcasses for use especially as animal food or fertilizer

  2. 2 British :  a buyer of old structures for their constituent materials

Origin and Etymology of knacker

probably from English dialect, saddlemaker


First Known Use: 1812

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