stop knob

noun

Definition of stop knob

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

1887

First Known Use of stop knob

1887


STOP KNOB Defined for English Language Learners

stop knob

noun

Definition of stop knob for English Language Learners

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

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