plural knockers-off or knocker-offs
: a worker who knocks temporary hoops from barrels by hand or by machine after heads and permanent hoops have been placed
: a worker who uses a chisel to break apart castings and remove sprues from molded and cast articles

Word History


knock off + -er

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“Knocker-off.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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